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# Can you solve the code in the sword? British Library appeals for help in cracking enigmatic code

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posted on Oct, 20 2015 @ 11:33 AM

originally posted by: Hyperia
a reply to: TheLamb

Explain, Claude for me its just messy, elaborqtr

You're winding me up? If not then:

Put the letters of the alphabet along the x-axis and the y-axis as in the picture. Then take the letters ND XO XC HW DR GH DX OR VI from right to left and plot them, the first on the x-axis, the second on the y-axis. So the first point is (I,V). The second is (R,O) and so on. When you've done that create another graph with the alphabet along the x-axis and the y-axis. Take the second, third, fourth and seventh pair from the right and transfer them to the new graph. That leaves five on the first graph. The positions of the planets in the Solar System are unique to a particular date. There's no repetition in human history so it's a convenient means of specifying a date without the hassle of calendars changing, leap years etc. So use a Solar System calculation tool to figure out the date. I've done that already and it's 28 November 2015. The points we moved to the second graph were 2, 3, 4 and 7. 7x4=28 7+4=11 and 7x3-4-2=15.

And there you have it. The positions of all nine planets on a sword from the 13th century for a date only a few weeks away!

posted on Oct, 20 2015 @ 11:40 AM

originally posted by: raymundoko
a reply to: TheLamb

No, not simple. You did it wrong.

What did I do wrong? All the points are in the correct places. The Solar System maps are for the correct date. It's a nice, clean elegant solution that anybody from anywhere in the world could get as long as you know the order of the alphabet. No need for ancient Welsh or German or cryptography or filling in the gaps with letters that kinda fit. The sword was found in Lincolnshire which is where I am. We are known for our clever thinking. Mrs Thatcher and Isaac Newton were from the same town as me.

posted on Oct, 20 2015 @ 11:55 AM
a reply to: TheLamb

So you multiplied some, and plus some

posted on Oct, 20 2015 @ 02:31 PM
a reply to: TheLamb

Yet you used the English alphabet even though this sword did not contain the English language...You also arbitrarily decided to put it on a graph with absolutely no reasoning as to why. You did it wrong.

posted on Oct, 20 2015 @ 02:42 PM
a reply to: TheLamb

Aren't you from there?

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This sword does not contain Old-Enlglish (second link) and you have arbitrarily carved up how the letters should be separated.

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If you are going to use Old English, why not use Old English? If you are going to postulate such a ludicrous idea at least put the total effort in.
edit on 20-10-2015 by raymundoko because: (no reason given)

posted on Aug, 13 2016 @ 02:04 PM
The Rök Runestone and a medieval sword in the British Museum appear to be based on ancient asterisms, or constellations: www.academia.edu/27737504

The 18 letter sword inscription appears to cross the sky horizontally and could have been used to determine seasons or months based on the meridian passing of each star group or letter. These astronomical inscriptions may have been used for calendar-like observations. The 18 letter sword inscription could refer to an 18 month year of 20 days each and five or so left over days for the end of the year or something like that. The letters may have represented the first letter of the month, which would allow for duplication of letters for months that start with the same letter. Does anyone know the names of the months in ancient Sweden or Germany?

posted on Aug, 13 2016 @ 04:35 PM
a reply to: paracelsus

Maybe the guy who owned it had 18 wives too...smoke another one!

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