Re: [GTh] Micro-analysis of GTh
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From: "sarban" <sarban@...>
Sent: Wednesday, February 02, 2005 9:32 PM
Subject: Re: [GTh] Micro-analysis of GTh
> FWIW there may be a numerical relation between 16, 800 and
> 16, 848.
> In Greek numerology the numbers 210 (6x(5x7)) and 216 (6x6x6)
> are both significant and related to seven month births (See 'The
> Theology of Arithmetic' attributed (wrongly) to Iamblichus).
> now 16,800 is 2x40x210
> while 16,848 is 2x39x216
To clarify 40 and 39 are parallel in the same way as 210 and 216
seven month birth can be treated as equivalent either to 210 or
216 days. Whereas 39 can be treated as equivalent to 40.
(The Biblical injunction of 40 lashes is satisfied by 40 less one
ie 39 lashes)
We have one parameter with a high value of 216 and a low value
of 210. Another parameter with a high value of 40 and a low value
of 39. 16,800 and 16,848 are both twice the high value of one
parameter times the low value of the other parameter.