Definitions for james ussher
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word james ussher
Ussher, James Ussher, Usher, James Usher(noun)
Irish prelate who deduced from the Bible that Creation occurred in the year 4004 BC (1581-1656)
James Ussher was Church of Ireland Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland between 1625 and 1656. He was a prolific scholar, who most famously published a chronology that purported to establish the time and date of the creation as the night preceding Sunday, 23 October 4004 BC, according to the proleptic Julian calendar.
Find a translation for the james ussher definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these james ussher definitions with the community:
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"james ussher." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 18 Sep. 2014. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/james ussher>.