Properties of the number 111
Symbol of the Trinity of God, One and Three times Saint. It represents the God-Father in the Holy Trinity. It symbolizes also the Sky.
A solar number according to the Cabal and the Tarot.
The sum of chapters of the four Gospels plus those of the Revelation (Apocalypse) gives as result 111: 89 for Gospels and 22 for the Revelation of John.
According to the narration of Maria Valtorta, during of the bearing of the Cross until the Golgotha just like at the moment of his crucifixion, Jesus is escorted by 111 Roman soldiers: 1 commander, named Longin, 10 knights and 100 other soldiers. It is Longin who, having seen how Jesus had expired, declared "In truth this man was the Son of God" (Mk 15,39).
Number of mysterious currencies of the prophecy of popes of Saint Malachi who predicts 111 popes from first pontiff during his lifetime, in the year 1143. The pope John-Paul II would be 110th. The last currency "Of gloria olivae" would be attributed to the last pope before comes "Peter the Roman", this one representing the 112th Pope.
Number of men killed by the fall of the tower of Siloam, by counting the eighteen architects, according to the visions of Ann-Catherine Emmerick.
The popes John-Paul I and John-Paul II have been elected both by a conclave of 111 cardinals.
In his "De praestigiis daemonum", appeared to Bale in 1568, John Wier estimates "apart from calculation error", the number of the demons to 7405926, divided into 111 legions of each 666 henchmen.
According to the apocryphal book "History of Joseph the carpenter", Joseph, the adoptive father of Jesus, was first married in first wedding and had six children, four boys and two girls. He remarries after three years of widowhood with the Virgin Mary, to 93 years, and dies to 111 years, after eighteen years in the familiarity of Jesus.
In the north of Japan, there exists a village having as inheritance a strange history. The residents of this village claim that after the death and the resurrection of Jesus, this one would have come to live in their village named Herai. He there would have lived and worked, nursing invalids and poor people, married a Japanese woman with whom he would have had three children, would be dead at the age of 111 years, and would have been buried in Herai.
Built in 691 after J.C. by Caliph Omar, the mosque named the "Dome of the Rock of Jerusalem", located in Israel, has in its construction several remarkable geometrical structures. For example, the plan of ground is a double square, therefore an octagon, surmounted of a cupola of which the height is 111 feet.
The magic square using the first 36 numbers is associated to the sun and has for sum 111:
6 32 3 34 35 1 7 11 27 28 8 30 19 14 16 15 23 24 18 20 22 21 17 13 25 29 10 9 26 12 36 5 33 4 2 31
By using the correspondence A=1, B=2,... we discover that in French "TOUT UN" (ALL ONE) = 111.
By using the correspondence A=1, B=2, ..., Z=26, we find that the French words "Le Fils de Dieu" ("The Son of God"), adds up 111=17+46+9+39 as numerical value. Similarly, the French words "CATHOLIQUE" (CATHOLIC), "SANCTUAIRE" (SANCTUARY) and "EXORCISME" (EXORCISM) give 111. By using the opposite correspondence (A=26, Z=1), we find that PAPAL = 111.
In the Bible, 3 numbers are multiple of 111: 666, 777 and 22200. The word "judge" is used 111 times in the NRSV.
Last modification: December 19, 1998