Roman numerals, the numeric system used in ancient Rome, employs combinations of letters from the Latin alphabet to signify values. The Roman numeral system is a cousin of Etruscan numerals. Use of Roman numerals continued after the decline of the Roman Empire. From the 14th century on, Roman numerals began to be replaced in most contexts by more convenient Hindu-Arabic numerals.
Our easy to use Roman Numerals Chart is a great way to expand your child's horizons. Not only are Roman numerals fun and interesting, learning them reinforces many important concepts regarding our own numbers.