The shrine of knowledge.


A definition of phrenology with chart from Webster's Academic Dictionary, circa 1895.

Literomancy is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Literomancy books and related discussion.

Suggested Pdf Resources

12 Liu-Literomancer 9-10
THE LITEROMANCER. 183. If you go online to www.
06 Liu-Paper 3-11
Ken Liu contributed “The Literomancer” to our Sep/Oct 2010 issue.

Suggested News Resources

Ask Uncle Wang
Some more superstitious Chinese people may even seek the advice of a "literomancer" who is kind of a fortuneteller who advises parents what to name their child based on written Chinese characters.

Suggested Web Resources

Literomancy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Literomancy, from the Latin litero, "letter", mancy, "prophecy", is a form of fortune- telling based on written words, or, in the case of Chinese, characters.
Literomancy - The Encyclopedia of Divination
Mar 29, 2010 As a superstition literomancy is practised in Chinese-speaking communities, known as 測字/测字 (cè zì in Pinyin).
Suvudu Library: “The Literomancer” by Ken Liu « Del Rey and
Sep 1, 2010 Home of SF and fantasy publishers Del Rey and Spectra, with the latest news on our authors and books, plus exclusive content and ebooks.
12 Liu-Literomancer 9-10
THE LITEROMANCER. 183. If you go online to www.

Great care has been taken to prepare the information on this page. Elements of the content come from factual and lexical knowledge databases, library and third-party sources. We appreciate your suggestions and comments on further improvements of the site.

Discussion Forum
Traffic Sign History
Place for your opinion