TITLE

Alphabetic magic square in a medieval church

AUTHOR(S)
Domenicano, Aldo; Hargittai, Istvan
PUB. DATE
January 2000
SOURCE
Mathematical Intelligencer;Winter2000, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p52
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Features the well-preserved magic square in San Pietro ad Oratorium, a medieval church in Capestrano, Italy. Meaning of the Latin words `rotas opera tenet arepo sator'; Symmetry properties of the 5 by 5 array; Duality relationship of the five regular polyhedra.
ACCESSION #
2799604

 

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