This illustration is a detail from the Arithmetic group in
"Temperance," a print made
after a drawing by Peter Breughel the Elder, dated 1560.
Arabic numerals had only been in common use for about 100
years at that time.

Source: H. Arthur Klein, *Graphic Works of Peter
Breughel the Elder,* Dover 1963

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Anthony Phillips*

Math Dept SUNY Stony Brook

tony@math.sunysb.edu

August 28, 2002