Beside this, when was the census when Jesus was born?
There are major difficulties in accepting Luke's account: the gospel links the birth of Jesus to the reign of Herod the Great, but the census took place in 6 CE, nine years after Herod's death in 4 BCE; there was no single census of the entire empire under Augustus; no Roman census required people to travel from their
Furthermore, what does Quirinius mean?
noun. an ancient Roman god of war, identified with the deified Romulus; a personification of the Roman nation.
Why did Mary and Joseph go to Bethlehem for the census?
The Story in the Bible (This was the first census that took place while Quirinius was governor of Syria.) And everyone went to his own town to register. So Joseph also went up from the town of Nazareth in Galilee to Judea, to Bethlehem the town of David, because he belonged to the house and line of David.
What day is Jesus birthday?