Table 4: Date Codes

Code Published Form Explanation Numerical Range
0B i BC/i AD 25BC to AD25 -25 -- 25
1B-1A i BC-i AD 1st century BC to 1st century AD -100 -- 100
1B/1A i BC/i AD 25BC to AD25 -25 -- 25
? inc. Date inconclusive -999 -- 999
A arch. Archaic period (pre 480BC) -999 -- 480
B byz. Byzantine period (post AD311) 311 -- 999
H hell. Hellenistic period (323BC to 31BC) -323 -- 31
H-I hell.-imp. Hellenistic - Imperial period (100BC - AD100) -100 -- 100
HER her. Heroic period (pre 700) -999 -- -700
I imp. Imperial period (31BC to AD310) -31 -- 310
F f. First half of a century (e.g. F3B) -300 -- -250
M m. Middle of a century (e.g. M2A) 125 -- 175
S s. Second half of a century (e.g. S4A) 350 -- 400
Last update: 8-May-1996



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