The Mystery of the Voynich Manuscript

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  1. wfgodot

    wfgodot Former Member

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    Tons online about this rather well-known mystery. (The mystery is well-known; not so the answer.) One of those things one hears of and thinks of then forgets, then hears of and thinks again of for years. This is a good introduction to the mystery, from The New Yorker's Reed Johnson, published online 09 July 2013:

    The Unread: the Mystery of the Voynich Manuscript
    first paragraph+; much more follows at the link, with pictures
     
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  3. ArianeEmory

    ArianeEmory I know the pieces fit

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    Great. I'd never heard of this before. I'm sure you know what that means.

    :viking:
     
  4. fruity

    fruity Active Member

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    This has always intrigued me. It's absolutely fascinating.
     
  5. wfgodot

    wfgodot Former Member

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  6. MamaJoJo

    MamaJoJo Where did you go?

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  7. wfgodot

    wfgodot Former Member

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    OOooh, yes, slightly larger than a paperback would fit into my stocking nicely.

    Thanks for the find!
     

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