Are C-Sections Really Named After Julius Caesar?

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To begin with, the first known instance of Caesar’s birth being noted to be in this manner didn’t occur until the 10th century Byzantine-Greek historical encyclopedia The Suda, where it reads, “The emperors of the Romans receive this name from Julius Caesar, who was not born. For when his mother died in the ninth month, they cut her open, took him out, and named him thus; for in the Roman tongue dissection is called ‘Caesar.’”

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