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The second century began with AD 101 and continued through AD 200.

While scholars generally believe that Christ was born a few years before AD 1, the records are too sketchy to allow a definitive dating.

This epoch was established by the 6th century scholar Dionysius Exiguus who was compiling a table of dates of Easter.

Dionysius followed previous precedent by extending an existing table (by Cyrillus) covering the period 228-247, reckoned from the beginning of the reign of Emperor Diocletian.

Scaliger knew that the year of Christ's birth (as determined by Dionysius Exiguus) was characterized by the number 9 of the solar cycle, by Golden Number 1, and by number 3 of the indiction cycle, or (9,1,3).