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- The second millennium of the Anno Domini or Common Era was a millennium spanning the years 1001 to 2000 (11th to 20th centuries). It encompassed the High and Late Middle Ages of the Old World , the Islamic Golden Age and the period of Renaissance , followed by the Early Modern period , characterized by the Wars of Religion in Europe, the Age of Enlightenment , the Age of Discovery and the colonial period .
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The 2nd millennium BC spanned the years 2000 through 1001 BC. In the Ancient Near East, it marks the transition from the Middle to the Late Bronze Age. The Ancient Near Eastern cultures are well within the historical era: The first half of the millennium is dominated by the Middle Kingdom of Egypt and Babylonia. The alphabet develops. At the center of the millennium, a new order emerges with Minoan Greek dominance of the Aegean and the rise of the Hittite Empire. The end of the millennium sees t
Why did some people think the second millennium ended on December 31, 1999. I know that many had the great celebration then, but to my knowledge, it did not mark the end of the century. Answer: You are right. Just count the years. The end of a year is on 31 Dec, when the last day of the year has finished.
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Jan 17, 2019 · Anyone born between 1981 and 1996 (ages 23 to 38 in 2019) is considered a Millennial, and anyone born from 1997 onward is part of a new generation.
- Michael Dimock
This means that 2000 years, two full millennia, would have passed at the end of year 1999. In other words, the 3rd millennium would have started on New Year's Day 2000.
The word "millennium" means "a period of 1000 years" so we can conclude that the period from 1 A.D. through 1000 A.D. (including both years) constituted one millennium, and in fact, the first millennium of the Christian era. So the second millennium of the Christian era begins with the year 1001 A.D., or more exactly, on 1st January 1001 A.D.
The first 2000 years end with the year 2000, and the next thousand start with 2001, the first year of the third millennium. Imagine a vast army of soldiers, with 1,000 men in each row.