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The mystery of the isosceles triangles of Greece

The popular geodetic geometry of old Greece is one more brilliant secret of Ancient Greeks, as the area of their sanctuaries and asylums structures nonexistent mathematical arrangements that challenge legitimate translations and very much positioned casings of enlistment. Why the old Greeks assembled their places of love so as to make symmetrical and isosceles triangles on the guide or to confirm complex numerical relations stays an unavoidable issue, with the inquiries that emerge being numerous and fluctuated: what was the utilization of this hallowed site and how they determined the tremendous distances?

Examples of isosceles triangles

The isosceles triangle made by the Temple of Poseidon in Sounion, the Temple of Aphaia in Aegina and the Temple of Hephaestus in Athens and the subsequent that passes from the Temple of Apollo in Delphi, the Parthenon and the Temple of Aphaia in Aegina has frequently been the objective of current science, as the heavenly decide that appears to exist in this unforeseen balance keeps on giving scientists a cerebral pain.

The version of Aristotle and Strabon

Both Aristotle and Strabo admit that the construction of the sanctuary was not accidental, but followed an internal agreement with its own occult methodology. Was knowledge common to all and did not require further analysis or was it an occult hierarchical teaching that only the initiates should possess?

More examples of sacred triangles

There are a lot of examples of temples that create isosceles triangles. Some of them have the same vertex, the Temple of Apollo in Delphi. Some of the other two vertexes are:

  • the Parthenon and Temple of Hera in Olympia
  • the Temple of Dimitra in Elefsina and the Temple of Artemis in Iolkos

The Temple of Zeus in Chalkida is 97.8 kilometres from the well-known temple in Delphi. The Temple of Poseidon in Sounion is precisely the same distance from the Temple of Olympian Zeus in Chalkida! The same temple in Chalkida is about 196 kilometres away from the Temple of Zeus in ancient Olympia. The Temple of Apollo in Delos is precisely the same distance as the temple of Zeus in Chalkida. The temple of the god of medicine, Asklepios, located in the area of ​​Epidaurus, is 108 km away from the temple of Zeus in Chalkida! Equal distance is again from Chalkida, the Temple of Zeus, in the area of ​​Nemea.

So,  even though we don’t know for sure if Ancient Greeks built temples in specific locations, we can understand that they had a pattern of building them. There are a lot of examples proving that theory.  Temples that were mentioned are from different eras, so it could be possible someone has started this pattern and maybe it was necessary before building a temple to calculate where triangles are created, as Ancient Greeks loved geometry. Furthermore, Delphi is popular as the “navel of the earth’’ by Ancient Greeks so there is a chance to build temples and create isosceles triangles with Delphi to be always the one vertex.

These days, scientists are trying to prove the relation of isosceles triangles but currently, they have only theories too..!

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