Really? Well, Arabs invented our numeric systems. They invented Judaism, Christianity AND Islam. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Melissa
    • 07.08.13 | 12:46 (IDT)

    Then there are algebra and algorhytms. Arabic numerals, brought back from the Crusades, helped propel Europe from the Dark Ages into the Renaissance. This, because higher math cannot be done with Roman numerals. Except for the Vikings, European explorers of the Americas relied on Arab-made maps. They also invented astronomy. That's before POland and Russia were civilized.

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