• Dates in history are expressed in BC and AD.
  • Most historians used BCE instead of BC and CE instead of AD .
  •   BCE stands for Before the common era and CE stands for the common era.
  • The years expressed in BCE are counted backward .
  • For example, 100 BCE comes before 99 BCE.
  • The years expressed in the CE are counted forwards .
  • For example, 99 CE come before 100 CE.
  • For example -the Kalinga war between emperor Ashoka and the king of Kalinga, was fought in 261 BCE.
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Davneet Singh has done his B.Tech from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. He has been teaching from the past 14 years. He provides courses for Maths, Science, Social Science, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science at Teachoo.