Centuries before the crosswords, word searches, or even moveable type, people of the Renaissance Age enjoyed stretching their brains over a type of word puzzle, the palindrome. Recently, a double-palindrome known as the Sator Square (or Sator Rotas) was discovered etched on the wall of the church of St Barnabas, Alphamstone in Essex, England — and now scholars want to know, who wrote it?
Forward, Backward, Up and Down
Magic, Sacred, or Secret Code?
The SATOR ROTAS Magic Square
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Curiosity StaffJuly 15, 2017
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