Anno Inventionis


Royal Arch Masons commence their era with the year in which Zerubbabel began to build the second temple, which was 530 years before Christ. Their style for the year 1852 is, therefore, A.·. Inv.·., that is, Anno Inventionis, or, in the year of the Discovery, 2382. Ezra 5:2

Biblical Reference

Ezra 5:2

Then rose up Zerubbabel the son of Shealtiel, and Jeshua the son of Jozadak, and began to build the house of God which is at Jerusalem: and with them were the prophets of God helping them.

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