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The Sagrada Familia Magic Square

magic-square
In squares of order 4 where the numbers run sequentially from 1-16 the magic constant (the sum of a single line, row or diagonal) is 34, but Subirachs’ square does not contain the numbers 12 or 16 (see image, above). Instead, 10 and 14 are included twice, making a magic constant of 33, the age of Jesus Christ at the crucifixion.

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8 responses

  1. Intriguing, Alexander!!! I never knew about this. Thank you! ❤

    October 26, 2016 at 3:57 pm

    • My pleasure, Amy! Sagrada Familia is full of surprises and unique features. Check my previous post, please, and you’ll see it is something special. I am planning to show some more pictures later on.

      October 26, 2016 at 4:35 pm

      • I”ve been hit and miss on WP lately, Alexander, due to a very ill friend but I hope to see more about the Sagrada Familia. I’m fascinated!!! 🙂

        October 26, 2016 at 7:36 pm

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  3. Reblogged this on ugiridharaprasad.

    October 26, 2016 at 8:31 am

  4. Excellent.

    October 25, 2016 at 1:21 pm

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