Mathematician Pope

The ‘Number’ Pope Sylvester II @ 999 AD

The just man lives by faith, but it is good that he should combine Science with his faith.”

The mathematician Pope introduced ‘1,2,3…9’ to replace Roman numerals in Europe.

He was inspired by Alcuin’s (Abbot of St. Martin in Tours, France) Math book “Problems to Sharpen the Young” (Propositiones ad Acuendos Juvenes)

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