The Theology of Arithmetic: On the Mystical, Mathematical and Cosmological Symbolism of the First Ten Numbers
An English translation of a classic metaphysical work dating from arond the 4th century, this text is about the mystical, hermetical and cosmological symbolism of the first ten numbers.
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Foreword by Keith Critchlow
Introduction by Robin Waterfield
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