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Gemetria
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Arabic nUll1eration as we have it now, was introduced about 715 A.D. ; it ,"vas therefore unknown to the ancients.

In early Greek till1es the letters of the Ionic alphabet were used for nUll1eration; the letters were consecutively, 1, 2, 3, etc., to 24, for the 24 letters of their alphabet.