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Tool to decrypt/encode messages with the Theban alphabet (sorcerer's alphabet or Runes of Honorius).

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What is the Theban Alphabet? (Definition)

The Theban alphabet (also called the sorcerer's alphabet or Runes of Honorius) is used by some religious of the Wiccan movement (Wicca).

How to encrypt using Theban Alphabet cipher?

The Theban alphabet (or sorcerer's alphabet) has 24 symbols and the encryption of a message consists of replacing the letters with a Theban symbol / glyph according to the correspondence table:

LetterSymbolLetterSymbolLetterSymbol
Achar(65)Bchar(66)Cchar(67)
Dchar(68)Echar(69)Fchar(70)
Gchar(71)Hchar(72)I/Jchar(73)
Kchar(75)Lchar(76)Mchar(77)
Nchar(78)Ochar(79)Pchar(80)
Qchar(81)Rchar(82)Schar(83)
Tchar(84)U/V/Wchar(85)Xchar(88)
Ychar(89)Zchar(90).char(46)
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Example: THEBES is translated char(84)char(72)char(69)char(66)char(69)char(83)

The character char(46) is used to end a sentence and is assimilated to a dot.

How to decrypt Theban Alphabet cipher?

The Theban alphabet decryption replaces each symbol with the corresponding letter according to the table above.

Example: char(72)char(79)char(78)char(79)char(82)char(73)char(85)char(83) is translated HONORIUS

How to recognize the Theban Alphabet?

The Theban symbols are similar to runes (runic alphabet), with an upper part similar to n, m or v, followed by a vertical line towards a lower part.

The alphabet was used in Ozzy Osbourne's album: Diary of a Madman, in the anime Hellsing Ultimate, in the manga Black Butler or in the comic book Phonogram.

When was the Theban Alphabet invented?

The first reference to this alphabet dates from 1518 in the book of Johannes Trithemius which attributes it to Honorius of Thebes.

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