Re: Greek numerals?

Date: Tue Oct 03 1995 - 17:01:59 EDT

Will Wagers <> writes:

> In Greek, we find the achrophonic system, which yields to the
>alphabetic system about 300 BCE. Possibly a Greek invention, the
>alphabetic system requires special punctuation, e.g. spaces on boths
>sides of the number, an overline over it, or some other special
>punctuation symbol. (Minoan also uses modified symbols to represent
> powers).

  Was this the origin or did this influence the later use of sacra nomina by
Christians in the mss?

   In XP,

    Tim Staker

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