ab urbe condita (a.u.c.)

from the city having been founded

Notes

Or "from the founding of Rome", which occurred in 753 BC according to Livy's count. Used as a reference point in ancient Rome for establishing dates, before being supplanted by other systems. Also anno urbis conditae (a.u.c.) (literally "in the year of the founded city").

Words

  • conditaestablishment, foundation, laid up store, making