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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: back - belong to an earlier time; "This story dates back 200 years"
initiate, originate, start - bring into being; "He initiated a new program"; "Start a foundation"
ascend - go back in order of genealogical succession; "Inheritance may not ascend linearly"
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The Caporali families date back to the twelfth century.
Also, six notifications posted on the website date back to 2015.
Work on a new site for Westpoint Homes just outside Edinburgh has unearthed signs of a settlement which could date back to prehistoric or medieval times.
Later, they were used in the Iron Age as many cemeteries were discovered, most of them date back to the second Iron Age (1300 - 300 BC).
KUWAIT, Dec 12 (KUNA) -- Throughout the years foreign archaeological missions in Kuwait have contributed significantly to the discovery of several historic civilizations, some of which date back more than 7,000 years.
He pointed out that some 80 bronze coins which date back to various time periods were discovered during excavations at the site.
The temple is considered to be the last stone temple that dates back to the Persian El-Sawy era that also depicts El-Kabsh Road that dates back to Ptolemy era, and Persian gates that date back to the ruling of King Darweis I.
The earliest reference to milling at Cheddleton dates back to 1253, and it is possible that the foundations of the South Mill date back to this period.
The stamps feature windmills in Nutley, East Sussex, parts of which date back to the mid-1950s, Woodchurch in Kent, which dates from the early 19th century, and Ballycopeland in County Down, the last surviving example of more than 100 windmills that once stood in the region.
Sultan bin Saif Al Bakri, Director of Excavations and Archaeological Studies Department at the Ministry of Heritage and Culture said the archaeological excavations uncovered the copper smelting sites, which date back to 3200 BC, or the so-called "Hafeet" period, in addition to a tower that is one of the oldest archaeological towers belonging to that period.