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What does B.C. stand for?

By |2018-01-29T22:57:57+00:00May 25th, 2017|History, Science|

B.C. stands for Before Christ, and it means the number of years before the birth of Jesus Christ. That was about 2000 years ago, so the date 552 B.C. means 2552 years ago. Some people use B.C.E. instead. That stands for Before the Common Era, and is used in order to avoid Christian references. Quatr.us [...]