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Medieval Number Symbolism

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Thoughtful examination of the symbolism attached to numbers during the Middle Ages and the extent to which it was rooted in medieval culture.

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Detailed study of number symbolism's derivation from elementary roots and astrological sources, the adoption and elaboration of number philosophy by the early Church Fathers, Dante's use of number symbolism, and more.


"While this work is not set up as a dictionary of number symbolism, it is clearly the standard work on the subject. In addition to providing a detailed discussion of the development of medieval number symbolism, he includes a good index which helps to locate the meaning of specific numbers."       ~Wheaton College

Author Hopper, Vincent Foster
Book Type Trade Paperback
Page Count 241 pp.
Publisher Dover Publications 2000
Browse these categories as well: The Early Church and Gnosticism, Mystic and Esoteric Christianity, Numerology and Gematria, Pythagoras and Sacred Geometry, Noteworthy Releases 2000

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