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Number 17 was unlucky for Romans

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Roman mosaic showing theatrical masks
Roman mosaic showing theatrical masks

In Rome, the number 17 was considered an unlucky number. Anagram of this number written in Roman signs – XVII, forms the word VIXI, which in Latin means “I lived”. Until today, buildings in Italy do not have the 17th floor or room numbered.

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