It is known from the Scripture that humanity had origins elsewhere, as the Prophet was said to have brought all those whom held the faith to Athra.
That means that the faith, and humanity, existed before then and came from some place else. The idea that AD is some other language contraction for “The Year of our Lord” makes sense from the Amarr tradition, so perhaps the count goes back to some important time? Perhaps the arrival of the first of the Prophets of God (presuming there have been more than one), or the traditional founding date for a human civilisation that venerated God? Who knows, but certainly AD is a known of annual annotation to those of us of the faith, Commander Kim.
“The Amarr people came into the world and the world came into being.
Our illustrious ancestors freed their souls from the evils of the old.
world and created a new one.”
The Scriptures, Book I 1:14
“And so it was,
That Gheinok led his people on the great exodus,
To the land of our Salvation,
To the land of God,
To the land of his Chosen,
The Scriptures, Gheinok the First 1:32
“"For forty millennia we struggled in the desert.
Time of infinity to grief our misgivings.
Time of eternity to stray without God’s guidance.”
The Scriptures, Prophet Kuria 4:23