anno urbis conditae

Latin phrase

an·​no ur·​bis con·​di·​tae ˌä-nō-ˌu̇r-bis-ˈkȯn-di-ˌtī How to pronounce anno urbis conditae (audio)
: in the year of the founded city : in the year that Rome was founded (753 b.c.)
abbreviation AUC
compare ab urbe condita

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“Anno urbis conditae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anno%20urbis%20conditae. Accessed 7 Dec. 2022.

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