MATEMATIKA WEDA

4. In his essay, B. B. Dutt further writes, “These numerals slowly reached the west via north Arabia and Egypt and by the 11th century reached Europe. The Europeans called them Arabic numerals because they got them from Arabia but the Arabs themselves unanimously called them Hindu numerals (Al-Arkan-Al-Hind).”

4. Dalam laporannya, B. B. Dutt menulis lebih lanjut, “Angka-angka ini akhirnya secara lambat dikenal masyarakat Barat melalui Arab Utara dan Mesir dan di abad ke 11 akhirnya mencapai Eropa. Masyarakat Eropa menyebutnya sebagai angka-angka Arab karena mereka mendapatkannya dari Arabia, tapi orang-orang Arab sendiri secara umum menyebutnya sebagai angka-angka Hindu (Al-Arkan-Al-Hind).”

 

 

 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: