From: "San Martin, Gonzalo"
Subject: RE: (urth) Seventeen Date: Wed, 27 Mar 2002 17:12:04 -0000 See http://pages.globetrotter.net/sdesr/nu17.htm for a multitude of significances (biblical and otherwise) of the number seventeen. Gonzalo > -----Original Message----- > From: Dan'l Danehy-Oakes [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] > Sent: 27 March 2002 17:08 > To: 'email@example.com' > Subject: RE: (urth) Seventeen > > > Well, 17 is a big number for Discordians (also 5 and 23). > > -----Original Message----- > From: Michael Straight [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] > Sent: Wednesday, March 27, 2002 9:02 AM > To: urth > Subject: (urth) Seventeen > > > > I recently found out that another SF writer is enamored of the number > seventeen: apparently most of Steven Brust's novels have 17 chapters > (starting with the first Dragaera novel, which features a > society with 17 > "Houses"). > > So what is it about 17 that Wolfe and Brust (and others?) > might latch on > to it? That it is prime? Fondness for magazines like Sassy and YM? > > Are there older traditions that see importance in the number 17 (like > Christians with 3, 7, and 12?) > > -Rostrum This e-mail and any attachment is for authorised use by the intended recipient(s) only. It may contain proprietary material, confidential information and/or be subject to legal privilege. It should --