Ancient Greek Numbers (Unicode block)

Ancient Greek Numbers is a Unicode block containing acrophonic numerals used in ancient Greece, including ligatures and special symbols.

Ancient Greek Numbers
RangeU+10140..U+1018F
(80 code points)
PlaneSMP
ScriptsGreek
Symbol setsacrophonic numerals
Assigned79 code points
Unused1 reserved code points
Unicode version history
4.175 (+75)
7.077 (+2)
9.079 (+2)
Note: [1][2]

BlockEdit

Ancient Greek Numbers[1][2]
Official Unicode Consortium code chart (PDF)
ย  0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 A B C D E F
U+1014x ๐…€ ๐… ๐…‚ ๐…ƒ ๐…„ ๐…… ๐…† ๐…‡ ๐…ˆ ๐…‰ ๐…Š ๐…‹ ๐…Œ ๐… ๐…Ž ๐…
U+1015x ๐… ๐…‘ ๐…’ ๐…“ ๐…” ๐…• ๐…– ๐…— ๐…˜ ๐…™ ๐…š ๐…› ๐…œ ๐… ๐…ž ๐…Ÿ
U+1016x ๐…  ๐…ก ๐…ข ๐…ฃ ๐…ค ๐…ฅ ๐…ฆ ๐…ง ๐…จ ๐…ฉ ๐…ช ๐…ซ ๐…ฌ ๐…ญ ๐…ฎ ๐…ฏ
U+1017x ๐…ฐ ๐…ฑ ๐…ฒ ๐…ณ ๐…ด ๐…ต ๐…ถ ๐…ท ๐…ธ ๐…น ๐…บ ๐…ป ๐…ผ ๐…ฝ ๐…พ ๐…ฟ
U+1018x ๐†€ ๐† ๐†‚ ๐†ƒ ๐†„ ๐†… ๐†† ๐†‡ ๐†ˆ ๐†‰ ๐†Š ๐†‹ ๐†Œ ๐† ๐†Ž
Notes
1.^ As of Unicode version 13.0
2.^ Grey area indicates non-assigned code point

HistoryEdit

The following Unicode-related documents record the purpose and process of defining specific characters in the Ancient Greek Numbers block:

Version Final code points[a] Count L2ย ID WG2ย ID Document
4.1 U+10140..10189 74 L2/01-412 Anderson, Deborah (2001-11-05), Greek Acrophonic Numerals Proposal and Proposals for Other Greek Additional Characters
L2/01-405R Moore, Lisa (2001-12-12), "Consensus 89-C9", Minutes from the UTC/L2 meeting in Mountain View, November 6-9, 2001, The UTC favors the addition of the remaining Greek acrophonic numerals rather than cloning the existing Greek letters.
L2/02-029 Anderson, Deborah (2002-01-21), Measures Unicode Proposal
L2/02-031 Anderson, Deborah (2002-01-21), TLG Miscellanea Proposal
L2/02-033 Anderson, Deborah (2002-01-21), TLG Unicode Proposal (draft)
L2/02-053 Anderson, Deborah (2002-02-04), Description of TLG Documents
L2/02-273 Pantelia, Maria (2002-07-31), TLG Unicode Proposal
L2/02-287 Pantelia, Maria (2002-08-09), Proposal Summary Form accompanying TLG Unicode Proposal (L2/02-273)
L2/02-318R Pantelia, Maria (2002-11-07), Proposal for encoding Greek numerical characters in the UCS
L2/03-075R3 N2612-3 Pantelia, Maria (2003-06-11), Proposal for encoding Greek acrophonic characters in the UCS
L2/03-158R N2612-2 Pantelia, Maria (2003-06-11), Proposal for encoding Greek numerical characters in the UCS
U+1018A 1 L2/04-054 N2708 Mercier, Raymond (2004-02-02), Proposal to encode Greek Zero in the UCS
7.0 U+1018B..1018C 2 L2/12-034 N4194 Sosin, Joshua; Heilporn, Paul; Hoogendijk, Cisca; Mastronarde, Donald; Hickey, Todd; Anderson, Deborah (2012-01-23), Proposal for three Greek papyrological characters
L2/12-007 Moore, Lisa (2012-02-14), "C.12", UTC #130 / L2 #227 Minutes
N4253 (pdf, doc) "M59.16f", Unconfirmed minutes of WG 2 meeting 59, 2012-09-12
9.0 U+1018D 1 L2/14-156 N4596 Kalvesmaki, Joel (2014-07-18), Proposal to encode GREEK BYZANTINE INDICTION SIGN
L2/14-170 Anderson, Deborah; Whistler, Ken; McGowan, Rick; Pournader, Roozbeh; Iancu, Laurenศ›iu (2014-07-28), "8", Recommendations to UTC #140 August 2014 on Script Proposals
L2/14-177 Moore, Lisa (2014-10-17), "Greek Byzantine Indiction Sign (C.9.1)", UTC #140 Minutes
L2/16-052 N4603 (pdf, doc) Umamaheswaran, V. S. (2015-09-01), "M63.11t", Unconfirmed minutes of WG 2 meeting 63
U+1018E 1 L2/14-158 N4594 Kalvesmaki, Joel (2014-07-18), Proposal to encode GREEK BYZANTINE NOMISMA SIGN
L2/14-170 Anderson, Deborah; Whistler, Ken; McGowan, Rick; Pournader, Roozbeh; Iancu, Laurenศ›iu (2014-07-28), "10", Recommendations to UTC #140 August 2014 on Script Proposals
L2/14-177 Moore, Lisa (2014-10-17), "Nomisma Sign (C.9.3)", UTC #140 Minutes
L2/16-052 N4603 (pdf, doc) Umamaheswaran, V. S. (2015-09-01), "M63.11r", Unconfirmed minutes of WG 2 meeting 63
  1. ^ Proposed code points and characters names may differ from final code points and names

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Unicode character database". The Unicode Standard. Retrieved 2016-07-09.
  2. ^ "Enumerated Versions of The Unicode Standard". The Unicode Standard. Retrieved 2016-07-09.