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Arabic numerals

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages

Published in print January 2010 | ISBN: 9780198662624
Published online January 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199574834
Arabic numerals

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Originating from Hindu sources, Arabic numerals developed two variants, eastern and western (gobar), the latter marking the roots

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Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500)

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