[APG Public List] Need some help with Roman numerals

Nicole La Rue nikkisbc at yahoo.com
Tue Oct 27 06:12:15 MDT 2009


Thanks all. The number wasn't working out for me and thought something must be wrong but wanted to be sure it wasn't me before telling him about it. Hopefully we can get the real date figured out. 

Thanks!

Nicole LaRue





> 
> > Hi all, I was wondering if anyone could help me figure
> out the date of 
> > a Bible. It was published by Mark and Kerr in
> Edinburgh and I'm pretty 
> > sure they were in business between 1790 and 1820 which
> fits in with a 
> > handwritten note inside the Bible. However, the person
> who gave me the 
> > details included in the Bible typed the date as
> MCDDXLCL and according 
> > to my math, that would make it 1400-ish rather than
> 1700-ish. So I'm 
> > just wondering, did I screw up the math in the
> conversion or is it 
> > possible that he just typed it wrong and meant to make
> MDCC...?
> 



      



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