Peter and Paul likely perished during the persecution of the church in Rome by Nero.
The deaths of these important church leaders likely encouraged the writing down of narratives about Jesus.
In the year 70, Roman armies destroyed Jerusalem and its Temple, effectively ending a Jewish revolt against the Empire that had begun four years earlier.
Although some scholars disagree, the vast majority of researchers believe that Mark was the first Gospel to be written, sometime around the year 70.
Locatelli speculates that the wedges could be used as monetary units, but I suspect it’s more a business practice on par with pizza-by-the-slice.
(Nowadays, Roman pizza is sold by weight, but I digress.) The crust bears a telltale stamp.
Eighty-three years later, the British Museum invited London chef Giorgio Locatelli, above, to take a stab at creating an edible facsimile for its Pompeii Live exhibition.
Both measure the number of years since the approximate birthday of Yeshua of Nazareth (a.k.a. Designation of a particular year in BC and BCE also have identical values.
For example, Yeshua is believed to have been born circa 4 to 7 BCE, (a.k.a. Many people assume that Yeshua/Jesus was born a few days before the end of December, during 1 BCE.
One is "CE Marking" which is a compulsory marking found on many products sold within the European Economic Area (EEA). The word "common" simply means that it is based on the most frequently used calendar system: the Gregorian Calendar.
"CE" found in this web site refers to the other meaning, the "Common Era." This meaning for "CE" is a synonym for "AD." The latter is an abbreviation for "Anno Domini" in Latin or "the year of the Lord" in English. BCE stands for "Before the common era." BC means "Before Christ," or "Before the Messiah." Both measure the number of years before the approximate birthday of Yeshua/Jesus.