The Number 117
117 is a Pentagonal Number.
117 is a 40-gonal Number.
117 is the number of constitutive elements (or atoms) of which our Earth would be composed, perhaps even at the solar level, according to Druidism.
According to Wang Fu, who lived in the Han dynasty, the Chinese dragon is drawn from 9 distinct entities:
The Year 117 ADIn the year 117 AD: The Death of Trajan and beginning of the reign of Aelius Hadrian Caesar.
In the year 117 AD the Roman emperor Hadrian completed the Temple of Olympian Zeus, the principal monument in southeast Athens. The emperor also erected a gymnasium and a number of bathing establishments in the vicinity.