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Bachelor of Chemical Engineering.
Bachelor of Christian Education.
Bachelor of Civil Engineering.
before (the) Common (or Christian) Era.
Contemporary Examples

Neolithic humans lived in the caves pocking its slopes, and by around 1400 bce a fortified palace was built atop the Acropolis.
Virgin Sacrifice and the Meaning of the Parthenon Nick Romeo February 11, 2014

But by 167 bce, Jews had dispersed enough that often grandfathers, fathers, and sons no longer lived in the same cities.
How Jews Invented Heaven Lisa Miller March 27, 2010

You, and millions like you, may have recently discovered meditation, an age-old practice dating back to the 1st millenium bce.
These 7 iPhone Apps for Meditation Make Us Want To Inhale, Exhale, Inhale, Exhale Courtney Boyd Myers January 25, 2014

Hanukkah is the celebration of a Jewish military victory in the second century bce.
Sarah Palin Is Here to Save Christmas, Thank God Candida Moss November 12, 2013

Historical Examples

Confucius expressed the philosophy on which this religion is based on sayings and dialogues during the 6th-5th century bce.
The Civilization of Illiteracy Mihai Nadin

Se e ne bi Godes tempel, he bi deofles tempel, and byr swie swre byrene on his bce.
The Homilies of the Anglo-Saxon Church lfric

Before Common Era (used, esp by non-Christians, in numbering years bc)

see B.C.E.

initialism for “Before Common Era” or “Before Christian Era,” 1881; see C.E. A secular alternative to B.C.
Abbreviation for before the Common Era.

An abbreviation sometimes used in place of b.c. It means “before the Common Era.”
Bachelor of Chemical Engineering
Bachelor of Civil Engineering
Banque Centrale Européenne
book club edition
Before the Common Era


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