Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


D, the fourth letter of the alphabet, derived from the Chalkidic form of the Greek delta adopted by the Romans from the Sicilian Greeks. It is probably derived from a hieroglyphic representing the triangular doorway of a tent. The Roman D is the numeral sign for 500. In music D is the second note of the natural scale.

“I tell you the truth, whoever hears my word and believes him who sent me has eternal life and will not be condemned; he has crossed over from death to life.”
John 5:24