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You question is all over the place, it's difficult to understand what you are asking. Based on what you've stated in your question and in comments I am interpreting your question as being “when were the European equivalent of Arabic numbers used with a common era calendar system to write dates similar to how they are written now?” At the same time you ...


Concerning Dates Written in Arabic Numerals Arabic numerals were not adopted until the 12th century in Europe. Obviously there are a lot of Arab coins (dinars/dirhams etc) with low date numbers using Arabic numerals. Concerning Dates in General For Julian dates, the dates in Livy are the most famous for sure. There are, I believe, no ancient manuscripts ...

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