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What does a.d.v. stand for in dates?

Ante diem quintum. That is to say, a. d. v. Kal. Apr. = ante diem quintum Kalendas Apriles = 28th of March.
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decipher graduation date from diploma

It's 8 days (a.d. viii) before the 1st of June (kal. iun.). In proper Roman counting, that would be the 25th, since Romans practiced inclusive counting. However, there's no guarantee your university ...
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