The Roman numeric system comes from ancient Rome. It was a well accepted way of writing numbers in the ancient times of the Romans. This numeric system lasted for many years after the Roman empire though.
We find these numbers on many manuscripts of the Middle Ages. Numbers in this system are represented by letters of the Latin alphabet. The Roman numbers continue to be present up to this day. One of their use is in analog clocks! Have you seen this type of clocks? Continue reading “The magic of the Roman numerals!”