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Number Symbolism

Number Symbolism occurs in cultures around the world. Basic numbers (1-10) are particularly favoured. In Sanskrit and especially Hebrew letters of the alphabet are linked with numerical values and lead to traditions of magic letters. Aby Warburg developed links under:
Magic Squares
Magic Letters
Mathematical Games
Harmony
Metrology
 
Library of Congress lists this under Symbolism of Numbers:
Narrower Term: Fortune-telling by numbers
Narrower Term: Gematria
Narrower Term: Numbers in the Bible
Narrower Term: Platonic number
Narrower Term: Triads (Philosophy)
Narrower Term: Numerology
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