Monthly Archives: July 2016

Print/Output the L-phabet

Inspired by George Gibson’s Print a Tabula Recta.

You are to print/output this exact text:

ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
BBCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
CCCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
DDDDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
EEEEEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWX…

Print a Tabula Recta!

Print a Tabula Recta!

The Tabula Recta (sometimes called a ‘Vigenere Table’), was created by Johannes Trithemius, and has been used in several ciphers, including all variants of Bellaso’s Vigenere cipher and the Trithemius c…

Verify Wolstenholme’s theorem

Definition

Wolstenholme’s theorem states that:

where a and b are positive integers and p is prime, and the big parentheses thingy is Binomial coefficient.

Task

To verify that, you will be given three inputs: a, b, p, w…

In Mark 7:3, what is the function of πυγμή?

In Mark 7:3, what is the function of πυγμή?:

WH Mark 7:3 οἱ γὰρ Φαρισαῖοι καὶ πάντες οἱ Ἰουδαῖοι ἐὰν μὴ
πυγμῇ νίψωνται τὰς χεῖρας οὐκ ἐσθίουσιν, κρατοῦντες τὴν
παράδοσιν τῶν πρεσβυτέρων,

The tra…

Who populates the Millennium as mortals?

I am having difficulty reconciling several End Times passages together, so let’s see if anyone can help me. There’s a lot to quote from, so I’m removing the white space.

I hold to pre-Millennial beliefs. My trouble lies in d…