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Not only the zero

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Submitted by TimeToSpeak (Israel), Mar 17, 2007 at 15:40

Not only, as others have noted, was the concept of "zero" developed in India, but also the entire system of so-called "Arabic Numerals".

It was not even the Arabs who learned them in India.

It was the merchants of the all-Jewish international trade network called the Radan who learned these mathematical advances in India and transmitted them to the Near East. European learned by way of the Arabs and mistakenly thought the Arabs invented them.

PS - The Arabs did not write the Arabian Nights either.

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