Arabic Numerals were not Arabic

“Arabic numbers came to Europe from the Arab world. Previously, Europeans used Roman numerals, but Arabic numerals are easier to work with.”  p.472 My World History (Early Ages)

This is a Lie.  “The so-called Arabic numerals were entirely of Hindu origin. Many other contributions to mathematics also have been erroneously attributed to “Arabs”   p.59 God’s Battalions by Rodney Stark