Tool to decrypt/encrypt as a Knight Templar. Knights Templars Ciphers is a substitution code replacing letters by symbols from the Maltese Cross, icon of Order of the Temple.

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The Knights Templar cipher is a substitution cipher that uses 25 symbols to represent the letters of the alphabet (the letter J is missing, which is usually replaced by an I). The symbols used by the Templar alphabet are pieces of the Maltese Cross.

How to encrypt using Knights Templar cipher?

To encode a message, replace each letter with the corresponding Templar symbol:

A

B

C

D

E

F

G

H

I

K

L

M

N

O

P

Q

R

S

T

U

V

W

X

Y

Z

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Some sources have the letters L and K swapped.

Example:ASSASSIN is written

How to decrypt using Knights Templar cipher?

Templar decryption requires converting each symbol to their corresponding letter.

Example: is decrypted TEMPLE

Some sources have the letters L and K swapped.

How to recognize Templars ciphertext?

The ciphered message is made from symbols with angles, triangles, with at most one dot per symbol.

The message has at most 25 distinct characters.

Any reference to the Knights Templars or Solomon's Militia (with a reputation of killers/assassins) is a clue.

The letter J did not exist when encryption was invented, it was a graphic variant of the letter I, and the J only appeared around the 16th century.

Who created the Templar Cipher?

The cipher was created by the Templars, the name given to members of the Order of the Temple, a religious and military group from the Middle Ages.

When was the Templars Cipher invented?

The existence of the Templar code dates back to the 12th century

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