Date back to / date from

Translation of “Cela date de … / remonte à …”

    A) it dates back to + a SPECIFIC TIME or DATE or it dates from

the Middle Ages
the early XVIIth century
the 1960s
my childhood
my time at university
the spring of 2002
April 15, 2005

    B) it dates back + DURATION of TIME

(more than) 2 million years 
(as far back as) 2,000 years 
3 centuries
a (very) long time
45 years 
(about) 3 months 

    Also possible
    C) it dates back + to + [DURATION of TIME]+ ago 

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