800s BC (decade)

Millennium: | 1st millennium BC |
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Centuries: | 10th century BC 9th century BC 8th century BC |

Decades: | 820s BC 810s BC 800s BC 790s BC 780s BC |

Years: | 809 BC 808 BC 807 BC 806 BC 805 BC 804 BC 803 BC 802 BC 801 BC 800 BC |

Categories: | Births Deaths |

In respect to this, what century is 4000 BC?

Bede began his history of the world with 3952

**BC**. In their ceremonial or commemorative proceedings, Freemasons add**4000**years to the current Anno Domini calendar year and append Anno Lucis ("Year of Light") to the year (i.e., 2014 AD = 6014 AL).How many years has it been since 4000 BC?

**6,000 years**ago (4000 BC): Civilizations develop in the Mesopotamia/Fertile Crescent region (around the location of modern-day Iraq).

What does 4000 BCE mean?

NOTE: The abbreviations "

**BCE**" (Before Common Era) and "CE" (Common Era) have replaced "**BC**" (Before Christ) and "AD" (Anno Domini; i.e. Assuming that our starting point**is**the YEAR ONE (there**is**no YEAR ZERO), then**BCE is**the abbreviation used for years that occurred before the YEAR ONE.