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Herbalists' Symbols




Greek Alphabet









The Roman Language





A


B


C


D


E


F


G


H


I


J


K


L


M


N


O


P


Q


R


S


T


U


V


W


X


Y


Z


Our alphabet is based on the Latin alphabet. The Romans spoke Latin. These are the letters of the Roman alphabet . . .
The letters K, Y and Z weren't used very often. The letter J was the same as I, and U the same as V.



Roman Numerals




The Romans used only 7 letters to represent all numbers . . .

I

I = 1
V

V = 5
X

X = 10
L

L = 50
C

C = 100
D

D = 500
M

M = 1000


Letters are placed before or after each other to lower or increase their value.

IX =9 MXI = 1011 MCMLXXXVIII = 1988 MMVI = 2006

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