Magic Squares can consist of numbers or letters (word squares). A word square consists of a set of words, all having the same number of letters as the total number of words; when the words are written out in a square grid horizontally, the same set o
|Abbey of St Gall||St Gallen Library, "in the far southeast corner you'll spot The Venerable Bede, a seventh-century English monk from Northumbria who wrote one of the first histories of England: he is shown as a scholar, with, beside him, a magic number square..."|
|Khajuraho Group of Monuments||Parshvanath Jain temple (numbers)|
|Pompei||Herculaneum (letters, a SATOR square)|
|Rome||SATOR at Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore. Engraved on a wall in the basement, originally a Roman house from 4th century|
|Santiago de Compostela||SATOR|
|Siena||At the wall of the Duomo of Siena (letters, a SATOR square)|
|Verona||SATOR (16th Century) - inner courtyard of Benciolini Palace|
|Works of Antoni Gaudí||At the Sagrada Familia|
Do you know of another WHS we could connect to Magic Squares?
A connection should:
- Not be "self evident"
- Link at least 3 different sites
- Not duplicate or merely subdivide the "Category" assignment already identified on this site.
- Add some knowledge or insight (whether significant or trivial!) about WHS for the users of this site
- Be explained, with reference to a source