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gilgal
11-01-2011, 01:05 PM
http://www.ethiopic.com/gabriella.gif (http://www.ethiopic.com/ethiopic_alphabet.htm)

Richard Amiel McGough
11-01-2011, 04:04 PM
http://www.ethiopic.com/gabriella.gif (http://www.ethiopic.com/ethiopic_alphabet.htm)

Curious ... it has 26 spokes. The seven cycles are just multiples of the basic numeric values. Does he do anything with this wheel?

gilgal
11-01-2011, 05:51 PM
Curious ... it has 26 spokes. The seven cycles are just multiples of the basic numeric values. Does he do anything with this wheel?
Did you read the first paragraph:

Ethiopia has its own ancient alphabet. According to the beliefs of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church, Ethiopic or Geez is one of the ancient alphabets and languages. The first human to use the alphabet is believed to be Henoch of the Old Testament. Henoch supposedly wrote the Book of Henoch in Ethiopic around c. 3350 BC. In the Ethiopian Orthodox view, the Book of Enoch (መጽሓፈ ሄኖክ) was written in Ethiopic by Enoch, considered the oldest book in any human language. The original forms of the letters themselves were said to have been invented by the even earlier ancestral figure, Henos.

It doesn't explain anything of what the wheel does. But if it's just a numbering system which existed in pre-Arabic numerals then what's the reason of it being in the shape of the wheel?