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May 27, 2008

Probably in the bottom-right corner

srikanth @ 10:06 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1211925981 ) Play

Identify this battle (from the original Star Wars)

and connect to the event depicted in this painting.

Cracked by: Abid , Prasad , prasanth , varuns88 , Tathagata Chatterjee , akhi , Dibyo and udupendra.

Answer:  
The battle of Yavin is the start of the calendar in the Star Wars universe. All events are given dates BBY/ABY (Before and After the Battle of Yavin). The Gregorian and Julian calendars use the Birth of Christ as the start of the calendar.  


10 Responses to “Probably in the bottom-right corner”

  1. Abid

    The division of time into After and before ka funda

    Before and After Battle of Yavin – BBY and ABY

    The other thing is the Jesus Christ ka birth

    BC and AD


  2. Prasad

    1 is the Battle of Yavin (aka Battle of the Death Star)
    2 is the nativity of Jesus. They both form form the year 0 for counting years in their respective universes. Years are counted wrt Battle of Yavin as ABY (After Battle of Yavin) and BBY (Before Battle of Yavin) and in our universe birth of Christ is used to counting the years, BC and AD.


  3. 1)battle of yavin

    2)birth of christ

    connect: in star wars dates are referred to as BBY – before the battle of yavin. we on the other hand use

    BC before the birth of christ – before christ


  4. varuns88
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    1.Battle Of Yavin

    connect-> Events in the Star Wars universe are noted as BBY(Before Battle Of Yavin) and ABY ,similar to our BC/AD system.


  5. Tathagata Chatterjee
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    Battle of Yavin.
    Painting showing the Birth of Christ.
    Events in the Star Wars time line are noted as either BBY (Before Battle of Yavin) and ABY, remniscient of the BC/AD system.

    Regards,
    Tathagata Chatterjee


  6. akhi
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    battle of yavin , the painting is “nativity” . The event depicted is birth of Jesus Christ.Battle of yavin started a whole new era , as in the years after the battle was called ABY and years before was called BBY , just like BC and AD ? (am not really sure about the connect part :( ..)


  7. 1st pic is the battle of endor. Endor is a biblical place, the 2nd pic depicts a biblical scene most likely the birth of Jesus.


  8. Dibyo
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    The Battle of Yavin and Caravaggio’s Nativity with Saints Francis and Lawrence.

    The only connection I can think of is the use of the above events as a marker for time – i.e. BC vs. AD (birth of Christ being the event) and BBY vs. ABY using the Battle of Yavin.


  9. udupendra
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    Nice well-framed question!

    Battle of Yavin (1) is used as a temporal reference point in the Star Wars universe just like the Birth of Jesus (2) is in the real world.


  10. Brilliant question :)


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