# which is earlier 500 BC or 400 BC?

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- 11 months ago
500 BC is. Think of negative numbers on a number line.

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- Anonymous11 months ago
Your parents must be so proud of you.

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- lenpol7Lv 711 months ago
500 BC is Earlier.

From year zero(0) number go 'backwards'. for earlier dates.

- SnezzyLv 711 months agoReport
In the usual scheme for reckoning BC and AD there is no year zero. The year 1 BC was followed immediately by 1 AD. Some sciences such as astronomy admit a year zero.

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- .Lv 711 months ago
ear·ly

happening, belonging to, or done near the beginning of a particular time or period.

500 BC.

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