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# xistercian – Cistercian numerals in

Version 2021-11-23 v1.1

Released under the Project Public License v1.3c or later See http://www.latex-project.org/lppl.txt

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Copyright (C) 2021 Jonathan P. Spratte

This work may be distributed and/or modified under the conditions of the Project Public License (LPPL), either version 1.3c of this license or (at your option) any later version. The latest version of this license is in the file:


This work is "maintained" (as per LPPL maintenance status) by Jonathan P. Spratte.

This package adds Cistercian numerals to . The glyphs are created with PGF, but cashed inside boxes to get better performance.

The package provides (among other macros) the commands:

  • \cistercian{<counter>} to format a counter
  • \cisterciannum{<integer>} to format the <integer> handed in as a string

It supports the typical syntax \pagenumbering{cistercian} as well.

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xistercian – Cistercian numerals in

This package allows you to use Cistercian numerals in . The glyphs are created using PGF, and to a certain degree configurable.

Cistercian numerals are a number system developed by Cistercian monks in the late Middle Ages. They can describe numbers up to 9999 as a single glyph.

You can use Cistercian numerals as page numbers using \pagenumbering{cistercian}. The two main macros are:

  • \cistercian{<counter>} formats the counter as a Cistercian numeral,
  • \cisterciannum{<integer>} formats the integer (given as a string) as a Cistercian numeral.

Version1.1 2021-11-23
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Copyright2020–2021 Jonathan P. Spratte
MaintainerJonathan P. Spratte
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