The Number 12: Properties and MeaningsPrime Factors of 12=2x2x3.
12 is an Abundant Number.
12 is a Pentagonal Number.
12 is a Centered 11-gonal Number.
The number of equivalent hyperspheres in 3 dimensions which can touch an equivalent hypersphere without any intersections=12.(Kissing Number)
The Cube is a Platonic Solid with 12 Edges.
The Dodecahedron is a Platonic Solid with 12 Faces.
The Icosahedron is a Platonic Solid with 12 Vertices.
A Truncated Tetrahedron is an Archimedean Solid with 12 Vertices.
A Cuboctahedron is an Archimedean Solid with 12 Vertices.
The Chemical Element Magnesium has an atomic number of 12.
The 12 Star signs: Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagitarius, Capricorn, Aquarius and Pisces.
The 12 simple letters of the Hebrew Alphabet.
In Humans: the Heart Chakra (Anahata) has 12 petals. The petals may correspond with 12 vrittis: lustfulness, fraudulence, indecision, repentance, hope, anxiety, longing, impartiality, arrogance, incompetency, discrimination and defiance.
The 12 permutations of the Tetragrammaton, the 4 fold name of God.
The twelve 'nidanas' or links of pratitya sammutpada or dependant co-arising.
The twelve oxen on the porch of Solomon’s temple.
The twelve stars surrounding the Virgin’s head in Rev. 12:1.
12 Virtues focused on by William Alan Shirley: Faith, Discipline, Honesty, Respect, Compassion, Patience, Courage , Forgiveness, Gratitude, Humility, Perseverance, Generosity.
Film: 12 Angry Men.
Film: Twelve Monkeys.
Film: The Dirty Dozen.
The Year 12 ADIn the year 12 AD the last Etruscan inscription was carved.
In the year 12 AD Caligula was born.
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