# Numerical Symbolism

- Pico della Mirandola, Conclusiones sive Theses DCCCC, 11th Mathematical Thesis: "By numbers, a way is had, to the searching out and understanding of everything able..."
- Plato, Epinomis, 978.d: "Since Heaven never stops making these bodies ply their course night after night and day..."
- Aristotle, Metaphysics, Book I, 987a13-19: "The Pythagoreans, while they likewise spoke of two principles, made this further addition, which is..."
- Aristotle, Metaphysics, Book XIV, 1090a20-5: "The Pythagoreans, on the other hand, observing that many attributes of numbers apply to sensible..."
- Vitruvius, De Architectura, Book V, Chapter V, Paragraphs 1-3: Plan of the Theatre: "The plan of the theatre itself is to be constructed as follows. Having fixed upon..."
- Uncategorized, Illustration, Earth and Moon Square the Circle: [Visual Content]
- Uncategorized, Illustration, Entrance to Gerum Church: [Visual Content]
- Upanishads, Prasna, First Question, Verses 3-5: "When the time came, Kabandhi Katyayana aproached the sage and said: Master, whence came all..."
- Papias of Hierapolis, Fragments from the Exposition of the Oracles of the Lord, Fragment IV: "As the elders who saw John the disciple of the Lord remembered that they had heard from him how the Lord taught in..."
- Uncategorized, Illustration, Ground Plan of Globe Theatre: [Visual Content]

Numbers are rendered as symbolic entities in a variety of ways, such as: gematria (assigning numbers to letters), Kabbalah (mathematical permutations of words represented by numbers), and sacred geometry (mathematical constructs built into structures like stone circles or cathedrals), and binary arithmetic (1’s and 0’s represent specific machine states).