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It was the Mayans who were among the first to discover the importance of zero in mathematics even, even the Romans had little comprehension of its significance in arithmetic, that's why it's not used in their numeral system.
The first decade of the first century AD could not have started with year zero as the Roman numeral system used at the time did not have a zero.
The spreading of the Hindu-Arabic numeral system in Europe, primarily through the publication in the early 13th century of his Book of Calculation, the Liber Abaci.