Celes Chere, a general in the Gestahlian Empire, practices as a Rune Knight. She can cast a whole host of offensive and defensive spells. Her Runic Blade command allows her to absorb spells with her sword.
Dycedarg Beoulve is a Rune Knight (mistranslated as Lune Knight in the original PlayStation release). Rune Knights are elite knights who wear armor inscribed with magick runes of ancient and mysterious power. They have access to four level three magic spells, and also nine Swordplay abilities.
The Rune Knight is a job available after obtaining a level five Paladin and a level five Mystic Knight. The preferred weapons for the job are greatswords and swords. The job specializes in both intelligence and strength abilities.
Runes are the letters in a set of related alphabets known as runic alphabets, which were used to write various Germanic languages before the adoption of the Latin alphabet and for specialized purposes thereafter. Historic anthropology regarding the Germanic and Norse peoples that used runes also note that the language was also highly used in magical practices related to these cultures, whether it be in divination, enchantment, and incantation.