If you observe the placement of the letters “M” and “N” in the english alphabet you realize that they are the 13th and 14th letters in the alphabet placing them exactly opposite from the first and last letters of the alphabet. So if god is the alpha and the omega, then man is his reflection on earth. Manifest, Amen, Ammun, moon, Man, mind, monad, mint, mensch, mnemonic. Just as the moon reflects the light of the sun, man reflects the light of god.
26 letters in the alphabet. 13 plus 13. the lunar calendar has 13 months, not 12.
Native Americans used turtle shells as lunar calendars because of the 13 large portions on the back of a turtle.
Perhaps this is where the myth of the earth resting on the back of turtles comes from.
Furthermore, it is obvious to me that our alphabet was stretched for some particular reason which I believe that I can shed some light on. We have certain redundancies of letters and sounds that are not necessary. I believe that it was stretched from the Hebrew alphabet which has 22 letters, which is not to say that it comes from the hebrew alphabet but that it was necessary to achieve the number 26 for certain occult purposes.
The numeric value of YHWH is 26. After the Hellenization of the Jews Jupiter became Jehovah, Jove, Jah. Zeus is Jehovah. 72 +72 = 144 the same as 12 x 12. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/144000_(number)
7 After this I saw four angels standing at the four corners of the earth, holding back the four winds of the earth to prevent any wind from blowing on the land or on the sea or on any tree. 2 Then I saw another angel coming up from the east, having the seal of the living God.He called out in a loud voice to the four angels who had been given power to harm the land and the sea: 3 “Do not harm the land or the sea or the trees until we put a seal on the foreheads of the servants of our God.” 4 Then I heard the number of those who were sealed: 144,000 from all the tribes of Israel.
5 From the tribe of Judah 12,000 were sealed,
from the tribe of Reuben 12,000,
from the tribe of Gad 12,000,
6 from the tribe of Asher 12,000,
from the tribe of Naphtali 12,000,
from the tribe of Manasseh 12,000,
7 from the tribe of Simeon 12,000,
from the tribe of Levi 12,000,
from the tribe of Issachar 12,000,
8 from the tribe of Zebulun 12,000,
from the tribe of Joseph 12,000,
from the tribe of Benjamin 12,000.
Also of note is the facility with which these numbers divide into 360 as in the degrees of the zodiac. 360/72=5. 144/72=2. 360 / 144= 2.5. Not to mention the meaning of the number 13 as a number of revolution. Mary Magdalene being the 13th disciple, and the knights Templar being turned on by the French king on October Friday the 13th, in 1307.
But let’s examine how the arrived at the number 26, shall we. We need 4 extra letters to get from 22 to 26.
if you think that the english alphabet was stretched from the greek alphabet then there is only the need for two more letters which would be supplied by the redundancies in U, V, and W. Double, yoo, not double V as it appears, showing that all three of these letters come from the same original letter and were stretched into vowels and consonants, a hard V and a latent V in the form of W. You might also think that T and D are related, D being a soft T, or H and K being soft and hard versions of one another and the truth is I don’t know. But one letter I am sure of it the letter J.
The letter ‘J’ originated as a swash character, used for the letter ‘i’ at the end of Roman numerals when following another ‘i’, as in ‘xxiij’ instead of ‘xxiii’ for the Roman numeral representing 23. A distinctive usage emerged in Middle High German. Gian Giorgio Trissino(1478–1550) was the first to explicitly distinguish I and J as representing separate sounds, in his Ɛpistola del Trissino de le lettere nuωvamente aggiunte ne la lingua italiana (“Trissino’s epistle about the letters recently added in the Italian language”) of 1524.Originally, ‘I’ and ‘J’ were different shapes for the same letter, both equally representing /i/, /iː/, and /j/; but Romance languagesdeveloped new sounds (from former /j/ and /ɡ/) that came to be represented as ‘I’ and ‘J’; therefore, English J, acquired from the FrenchJ, has a sound value quite different from /j/ (which represents the initial sound in the English word “yet”).
Jesus name used to be Iaesus, and the letter that is in both Jove/Jehovah and Jesus is the letter J, the 10th letter of the alphabet. Interesting that the hebrews, who I sometimes refer to as the cult of 10, with their obsession with the number 10, their decimal system, their 10 plagues, their 10 commandments, their tithing, etc. would choose to leave their mark in the 10th letter of the aleph beth.