Cistercian monks made this numeral system in the 13th century. A single symbol could represent numbers up to 9999. They were used for years, divisions of texts, the numbering of notes and other lists, indexes and concordances, arguments in Easter tables, and even for musical notation.
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In the movie Ultraviolet (2006), the character Six refers to Violet as "Vi", which is the roman numeral for 6. The director has said that in an alternate cut, Violet is actually Six from the future. This is actually an interesting detail, but it's from a shitty movie so its still a shittymoviedetail
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Cistercian monks made this numeral system in the 13th century. A single symbol could represent numbers up to 9999. They were used for years, divisions of texts, the numbering of notes and other lists, indexes and concordances, arguments in Easter tables, and even for musical notation.
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Roman numerals
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Pirate Ship Captain: I am desperate. Can someone tell me how to write the number 2 in Roman numerals?

Crew: I I Captain.

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Cistercian monks made this numeral system in the 13th century. A single symbol could represent numbers up to 9999. They were used for years, divisions of texts, the numbering of notes and other lists, indexes and concordances, arguments in Easter tables, and even for musical notation.
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Ah yes Roman numeral...IIII? Any idea as to why the fourth box of the Coliseum is numbered this way?
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TIL that Vehicle Identification Numbers (VINs) don't contain the letters I, O, or Q; this is to avoid confusion with the numerals 1, 0, and 9 (q). en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Veh…
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Channel 56’s call letters are WLVI. Today I just realized that LVI is the number 56 in Roman numerals.

I’m in my late 40’s and I grew up watching Channel 56. My mind is blown, and I didn’t know who else to tell. Maybe it’s the legal cannabis.

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Roman numerals (my mom just got this for her birthday)
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[Spoilers] Assassin's Creed Valhalla - Cracking the Isu Language - Part 2 (Handwritten Language, Numeral System, Mysterious Final Message) youtube.com/watch?v=hTRXk…
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Cistercian numerals developed by the Cistercian monastic order in the early thirteenth century at about the time that Arabic numerals were introduced to northwestern Europe. They are more compact than Arabic or Roman numerals, with a single character able to indicate any integer from 1 to 9999.
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Cistercian monks made this numeral system in the 13th century
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Mayan Numerals | 1

The numerals consist of three symbols:

Zero, represented as a shell (we will use Ø)

One, a dot (we will use 1)

Five, a bar (we will use |)

The Mayan numerical system is base 20. After the number 19, larger numbers are written in a kind of vertical place value format (we will do horizontal. e.g. 3|| 1) using powers of 20: 1, 20, 400, 8000, 160000, etc. Also, put hyphen between each digit. (e.g. 1|-Ø-3||)

Here’s how to start counting:

Decimal on the left, Mayan on the right.

0 - Ø

1 - 1

2 - 2

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5 - |

6 - 1|

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9 - 4|

10 - ||

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19 - 4|||

20 - 1-Ø

21 - 1-1

22 - 1-2

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40 - 2-Ø

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399 - 4|||-4|||

400 - 1-Ø-Ø

Hopefully this makes sense. Mayan numerals can be confusing, so if you don’t know what number to put next just ask me.

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got it for a milestone i have achieved in 2020, the arabic numerals really got my attention and i love it!
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I made an app that identifies chords using Roman numeral notation

Hi! First time poster here. As a music theory student, I've always had the thought that a tool that can show you in real-time what chord is being played would be really useful - especially in remote settings, where audio quality might be a problem. So to improve music theory instruction during COVID times, I developed a desktop app that can display chords you play on a MIDI keyboard, using Roman numerals and figured bass. I've scoured the Internet for such a tool but could not find one, so I decided to make one myself - and made it open-source.

Using this app would, naturally, require you to own a MIDI keyboard. Also, note that the app itself doesn't generate any sound, so you would need to combine it with some notation software like Musescore to actually hear some sound. The app does, however, also include a simple keyboard visualizer if you find it useful.

Being a music theory student, I know my knowledge of music theory is limited, so feel free to point out any mistakes I made! I also welcome any feedback, as I hope to expand this tool to encompass more chords and features.

If you're interested, here is the link to my github repository. Simply head down to the Downloads section to give it a try. It supports macOS, Windows, and Linux.

https://github.com/huangyunzen/chord-identifier

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C is 100 in Roman Numeral System
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TIL that around the same time Arabic numerals began to reach northwestern Europe, Cistercian monks developed their own numeral system that could express any number up to 9,999 in a single character. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cis…
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There are II types of people in the world: those that understand Roman numerals, and those that don't
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Anyone know the significance of the roman numerals here?
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Still some work left on this clock, but happy with how it looking! Debating whether to put numbers, Roman numerals or leave it blank.
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3005 Roman Numeral Custom Tattoo
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A tribute to Cistercian numeral. The horizontal line is represent 10000~99,990,000. I also introduced 0 to this system.
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I heard people are trying to ban roman numerals.

Not on my watch.

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Noob attempt at painting a pack of galaxy wolves. The large stars on their base are their numbers in roman numerals for the sake of keeping track of them in combat. reddit.com/gallery/l0e4lg
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[Longines] Vintage Enamel Dial w/ Breguet Numerals
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[MISC] I never noticed the clock tower and star lab have roman numerals on them corresponding to their level. Thought it was pretty cool
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can’t name my class after the roman numeral II

for some reason i can’t change my second classes name to the roman numeral 2 does anyone know why this is a thing because every time i try it says β€œtext prohibited due to profanity”

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why the roman numerals?

this kind of flew over my head. has anybody figured out why the butterfly teasers have roman numerals?

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The role of Roman Numerals in Arithmancy

I was reading about the use and history of Roman numerals (as one does), and it turns out that the Hindu-Arabic numerals we use today were first introduced to Europe (or at least written in a document that survives today) in 970 in Spain. Which means the founders of Hogwarts almost certainly used Roman numerals. Additionally, Hindu-Arabic numerals were slow to catch on, and even slower in academic situations. John Crossley, author of β€œOld-fashioned versus newfangled: Reading and writing numbers, 1200-1500”, said:

>There was also a clear distinction in the domains in which the two kinds of numerals were used. Roman numerals were used in academia where universities taught about abstract properties: square numbers, triangular numbers, etc. Hindu-Arabic numerals were used for the practical world of commerce.

The use of Hindu-Arabic numerals didn't really become ubiquitous until the 1500s, after the printing press made information spread simpler. With the longer lifetimes of wizards, the International Statute of Secrecy being put into place in the late 1600s could reasonably be in the same lifetime, but definitely within two.

It seems reasonable to me that when the Statute was implemented, wizards could very likely have still been using primarily if not exclusively Roman numerals. How would this have affected things? What if the wizards are still using Roman numerals as a distinguishing factor from the muggles? How would Arithmancy work with Roman numerals? Depending on the percentages of the different backgrounds in the Wizarding world (muggle-raised vs. wizard-raised vs. both), this could be part of the reason Arithmancy has a reputation for being a difficult class--switching to a completely different number system from the one you were raised with is surprisingly difficult.

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Tower clock with Cyrillic numerals,Suzdal .
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Help! What is the Roman numeral of this chord in the scale of E?

So I'm in the key of E and I have the chord V/V ( Which is F#M) then I have the Chord

GAug or D# Aug ( G-B-D#) What is the function of this chord here?

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This clock and it's incorrect way of writing 4 in Roman numerals
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Dynasty Nomenclature numerals

I know people are probably light-years ahead of me, but how high have you been able to name your direct heirs (excluding secondary heirs and others). I've only gotten so high since my heirs die before they can take the throne and get the roman numeral added, or if I click on my grandfather's name instead of my father's so I get King lothaire II...the sequel. So I wanna see you guys got to like King George the LXXXVI.

TL;DR How high have you gotten your characters roman numerals. A.k.a Henry VIII, King Louis XVI

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Really cool idea to use the Roman numerals in the title but what’s next β€œResident Evil appendIX”

Haha probably could be called crucifIX. Rights reserved on that one Capcom.

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Have a good day all! My Vintage IWC with roman numeral dial :)
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Roman numerals be great
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Got 999 tatted in Roman numerals when I celebrated my 2 years of sobriety, and today I turned 27. Not trying to join that club anymore. RIP JUICE #999
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Is 1999 written like IMM in roman numerals?

I don't really know if this is the right place to ask, but can you write 1999 like IMM in roman numerals? The internet says it's written like MCMXCIX, but this just seems pointlessly long.

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I have a leather bag with a sigil printed on it and containing 4 unique dice, 3 with images and 1 with Roman numerals 1-6. What are these for? The dice came with the bag, but as I bought it nth-hand, I have no idea if they are supposed to be together? Any idea what purpose the dice and/or bag serve? reddit.com/gallery/ks30it
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Did anyone else here learn basic roman numerals from the Final Fantasy series?

I can't write a number above 100 but what I do know I learned from this series.

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Arabic numerals as page numbers?

I’m looking for a way to do this in Word and Publisher. (I have Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2019, in case that is relevant.)

I’ve tried setting my keyboard to Arabic (Egypt) and clicking β€œpage number format.” The drop down has options for Arabic letters, but not Arabic numbers.

I’ve also tried another trick I saw on YouTube where the YouTuber simply highlighted the page number and hit the β€œright to left text direction” button and the English numeral changed to Arabic. That hasn’t worked for me either.

Note: When I say Arabic numerals, I don’t mean English numbers. I mean Eastern Arabic numerals. Ω‘Ω’Ω£Ω€Ω₯Ω¦Ω§Ω¨Ω©Ω  I can work with Urdu numerals too if Eastern Arabic is not an option.

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Unlearning Roman Numeral Analysis

... in favor of intervals above the bass. Is anyone else doing this? It’s changing the way I hear music.

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Cistercian numerals, a 13th century numeral system that could represent any number from 1 to 9999 with one symbol imgur.com/gallery/V9hIEiC
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is it common to write tests for small take home coding challanges like roman numeral convertor?

Imagin you are given roman numeral convertor challenge and the company you are interviewing with is saying it should take you 2 hours to solve this problem. I am wondering how often people write unit tests or other types of tests for their coding challenges and to what extent? is it better to write unit test wit 2-3 happy path examples and maybe checking some edge cases or is it unnecessary?

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LEGO doesn't understand Roman numerals apparently
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Using roman numerals is annoying, confusing and does nothing better than using normal numerals.

Look, I dont know how it works in every country, but in mine everything from numbering the year of the century to numbering the classes of an highschool or elementary one.

I dont really know if only Latin countries still use this numerals, or every other country does so. However, my opinion stays the same, those roman numerals have no good use and can be misleading.

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Peterman’s granddaughter cries when Elaine tells her that β€œrainbow isn’t a color” on Take Your Child to Work Day. Unemployed George tries changing his name to β€œBrayden” on his resume because β€œit sounds youthful.” Kramer changes the numbers on their doors to Roman numerals (Jerry: "It says VA!")
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What Roman numeral are you?
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