Cistercian Numbering System
Within the tapestry of our written language and numerical systems, we often overlook a fascinating truth—they’re composed of nothing more than intricate strokes and humble dots. These symbols, so ingrained in our daily lives, have quietly become the unsung heroes of communication.
Now, picture this: a group of monks embarked on a journey of ingenuity and conjured a numerical system where a single symbol could encapsulate the essence of what makes our system four characters to convey. The question that unfurls like a cryptic scroll is this—how long did it take these monks to master the art of decoding these symbols, transforming the enigmatic into the effortlessly comprehensible?