||TIME TO ADD OR SUBTRACT
4,000 years to the Christian era
LUCIS -YEAR OF THE LIGHT
A. D. 1930, it would be: A. L. 5930
is not for the reason that they believe Freemasonry to be coeval
with creation, but because of its symbolic reference to the
Light of Masonry.
and Accepted Scottish Rite
3760 years to the Christian era
MUNDI, year of the world
A. D. 1930, 5690
Jewish calendar is used. Sometimes the Hebrew year is
used, which begins on the first of the month Tisri,
corresponding to September 17th, V. E., using the initials A. H.
ANNO HEBRAICO-Hebrew year.
530 to the Christian era
INVENTIONIS, the year of the Discovery
A. D. 1930, it would be A. I. 2460
from the year in which Zerubbabel began to build the Second
1913 to the Christian era
A.D. 1930 it would be A.B. 3843
Benefacio is the "Year of Blessing" of Abraham by
and Select Masters
1,000 to the Christian era
DEPOSITIONIS, the year of the Deposit
A. D. 1930, it would be A. Dep. 2930
not using the common Masonic date, ANNO LUCIS, date from the
year in which King Solomon's Temple was completed.
1118 from the present year
ORDINIS, in the year of the Order
||For A.D. 1930, it would
be A.O. 812
from the organization of the order-A. D. 1118.