The origins of the Theban alphabet are lost in the
mists of time. It is often called "The Runes of Honorius" after its
reputed inventor, Honorius of Thebes. It is also known as the 'Witch's
- There is a one-to-one correspondence between letters of the Theban
and Latin alphabets with the exception of the letters j and u. These
letters are represented by the letters for i and v.
- The Theban alphabet is used by witches to write spells, inscriptions
and other texts. It serves to disguise the meaning of a text and to give
it a mystical quality.
The Theban alphabet
Further information about the Theban alphabet (includes
a Theban font)
Other alternative writing systems:
Braille, Deseret, Géy?nzì, Mesa, Moon, Morse code, Nikhilipi, Quikscript/Read
Alphabet, Shavian, Theban, Unifon, 12480