Mesopotamia, the land that is today part of Iraq, Syria, and Turkey, is home to one of the oldest civilizations to have ever been discovered.
It is here that the civilizations of Sumer, Babylon, and Assyria existed.
Dating the year of Christ's birth is as controversial as dating the day of His birth. Luke provided several historical references that are helpful in determining Jesus' birth year in his Gospel in Luke 1:5, 2:1-3 and 3:1-2. Luke records: In the fifteenth year of Tiberius Caesar's reign, when Pontius Pilate was governor of Judaea, Herod tetrarch of Galilee, his brother Philip tetrarch of the territories of Ituraea and Trachonitis, Lysanias tetrarch of Abilene, and while the high-priesthood was held by Annas and Caiaphas, the word of God came to John the son of Zechariah, in the desert (Luke 3:1-2).
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John the Baptist was six months older than Jesus (as the ancients counted): And I tell you this too: your cousin Elizabeth also, in her old age, has conceived a son, and she whom people called barren is now in her sixth month (Luke -37). John the Baptist's ministry and the information concerning the difference in months between John and Jesus' conceptions, it can be calculated that both St.
John and Jesus' births were probably in year 3/2 BC.
But this is also information that is useful in calculating Jesus' birth since St.