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By Pr Dahmane At Ali, Physician and Teacher in Pisa University (Italy) The “kabyles numerals”to Leonardo Pisano Fibonacci (Pisa, 1170-1240).

 Kabyle numbers

Kabyle numbers

400px-Ms.Thott.290.2º_150v The kabylian numerals… i often tell my italian students and colleagues that these numerals we daily use and whom you call arabic , despite their indian origins, were given the current shapes by kabylians and hence should not you call them kabylian numerals instead? they were not made in saudi arabia but in berber kabylia..they were brought to europe by fibonacci from the hammadite university of bougia in kabylia in the year of 1200.

« Quando mio padre, che era stato nominato dal suo paese pubblico notaio nelle dogane di Bugia (Kabylia) facendo gli interessi dei mercanti pisani che andavano là, ivi vi lavorava, mi mandò a chiamare mentre ero ancora un fanciullo, e tenendo d’occhio l’utilità e la futura convenienza, espresse il desiderio di farmi restare e ricevere un’istruzione alla scuola di ragioneria. Là, dove fui introdotto all’arte dei nove simboli indiani attraverso un insegnamento ragguardevole, la conoscenza dell’arte ben presto mi piacque sopra ogni altra cosa ed io ebbi modo di comprenderla… »

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This entry was posted on 26/03/2014 by in Freedom of speech, Historie, Kultur and tagged , , .
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