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> From: "Carlton L. Winbery" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Subject: Re: Greek Numerals
> >At 10:42 PM 2/8/99 -0500, you wrote:
> >>Are there Greek numerals equivalent to Roman numerals and Arabic Numerals?
> >>What are they?
> >a' =3D 1
> >b'=3D 2
> >g' =3D 3
> >d'=3D 4,
> >etc. I.e., each letter, followed by a line as above signifies a number.
> >When the digits double, so do the letters--- ab', ag', etc.... ad inifinitu=
> I would add to what Jim has given you by mentioning that the number six is
> represented by the archaic letter stigma which is no longer part of the
> Greek alphabet during the Helenistic period. So the iota stigma would be
> the short way of writing DEKAEX. Likewise the number ninety (ENENHKONTA) is
> represented by the archaic koppa and the number 900 (ENAKOSIOI) by the
> archaic letter sampi.
> Hence the first ten numbers would be A' B' C=B4 D=B4 E=B4 S
> Carlton L. Winbery
> =46ogleman Prof. of Religion
> Louisiana College
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I was kinda wondering...
Does the letter W have any numerical value in any of the
Pastor Dan Oglesby
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