We’re about to embark on quite a journey. We’ll uncover how mathematics, through the study of both magic squares and latin squares hold relationships with the planets, the days of the week, the stars in the zodiac and naturally occurring[…]
Category: Magic Squares
Magical Squares were first discovered in ancient China, circa 650 BC. At that time they were regarded as symbols of the intertwined harmonies and complexities of the Universe. Some mathematicians and scientists still see them the same way today. The[…]
Intrigue and excitement around Magic Squares quickly spread across cultures. Investigations into Magic Squares next turned to Arabia as early as the Seventh Century. Like the Chinese before them, the Arabs were able to find religious significance. Under the influence[…]
Magic Squares appeared in a Spanish manuscript around 1280. The manuscript described the astrological features attributed to Magic Squares. Magic Squares were considered planetary. Each of the Ruling Planets: The Sun, The Moon, Saturn, Jupiter, Mercury, Venus & Mars were[…]
Europe had a complete fascination with Magic Squares. In the sixteenth century they were considered as “magical’ and were even applied as “spells”. In 1531, Heinrich Agrippa authored De Occulta Philosophia, in which he researched the earlier ideas relating magic[…]
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