Main Page | Recent changes | Edit this page | Page history

Printable version | #REDIRECT [[Thelemapedia:Disclaimers]]

Not logged in
Log in | Help


From Thelemapedia


This article is a stub. You can help Thelemapedia by expanding it (

This article needs more information within the context of Thelema (i.e. Aleister Crowley, historical event, organization, text, or cultural aspect of Thelema). You can help by expanding it (

Isopsephy (iso meaning "equal" and psephos meaning "pebble") is the Greek word for the practice of adding up the number values of the letters in a word to form a single number. The early Greeks used pebbles arranged in patterns to learn arithmetic and geometry. A Greek synonym for the word "pebbles" is kalkuli and is the origin of the word "calculate."

Table of contents

Greek Numerals

The Greek alphabet doubles as the Greek numbering system.

Capitalized Letter Letter Value
Α α 1
Β β 2
Γ γ 3
Δ δ 4
Ε ε 5
Ϝ ϝ 6
Ζ ζ 7
Η η 8
Θ θ 9
Ι ι 10
Κ κ 20
Λ λ 30
Μ μ 40
Ν ν 50
Ξ ξ 60
Ο ο 70
Π π 80
Ϟ ϟ 90
Ρ ρ 100
Σ σ 200
Τ τ 300
Υ υ 400
Φ φ 500
Χ χ 600
Ψ ψ 700
Ω ω 800
Ϡ ϡ 900

See also


Wikipedia (2005). Isopsephy ( Retrieved March 9, 2005 EV

External links

Retrieved from ""

This page has been accessed 27346 times. This page was last modified 15:52, 8 Aug 2005. Content is available under GNU Free Documentation License 1.2.

[Main Page]
Main Page
Recent changes
Random page
Current events

Edit this page
Discuss this page
Page history
What links here
Related changes

Special pages
Bug reports