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By the century of Dionysius Exiguus, the focus of Roman culture had shifted from a city to a Savior, and their dating system followed suit.During that same century another individual would begin to exert such a profound influence on his culture in the Arabian Peninsula that his followers would base their dating system on an event in his life.

In the city of Mecca, many enemies opposed his preaching of the Islamic message condemning idol worship among the pagan Arabs.

After about thirteen years, the new calendar was scrapped, to the applause of almost all the people of France.