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    c460 refers to Christian 460? and b.c. to Before Christ?

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    Hip·poc·ra·tes

    noun ( “Father of Medicine” ), c460–c377 b.c., Greek physician.

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    Re: c460 refers to Christian 460? and b.c. to Before Christ?

    c stands for circa. Most dictionaries have a section explaining its use of symbols and abbreviations. You might check there as well. You are correct about b.c.

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    Re: c460 refers to Christian 460? and b.c. to Before Christ?

    BC is always capitalised, whether or not you choose to use full stops.

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    Re: c460 refers to Christian 460? and b.c. to Before Christ?

    Gracias.

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