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The Voynich Manuscript
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 328

The Voynich Manuscript

An examination of the many theories surrounding this enigmatic text, apparently written in code • Reveals the connections between this work and the Cathars, Roger Bacon, and John Dee • Explains the cryptanalysis methods used in attempts to break the code • Includes color images from the manuscript juxtaposed with other medieval writings Since its discovery by Wilfrid Voynich in an Italian monastery in 1912, the Voynich Manuscript has baffled scholars and cryptanalysists with its unidentifiable script and bizarre illustrations. Written in an unknown language or an as yet undecipherable code, this medieval manuscript contains hundreds of illustrations of unknown plants, cosmological char...

The Voynich Manuscript
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 204

The Voynich Manuscript

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2012-06-25
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  • Publisher: e-artnow

This ebook is the complete reproduction of the preserved Voynich Manuscript, formatted for high resolution color ebook reader displays. The Voynich manuscript, also known as "the world's most mysterious manuscript", is a work which dates to the early 15th century, possibly from northern Italy. It is named after the book dealer Wilfrid Voynich, who purchased it in 1912. Much of the manuscript resembles herbal manuscripts of the time period, seeming to present illustrations and information about plants and their possible uses for medical purposes. However, most of the plants do not match known species, and the manuscript's script and language remain unknown and unreadable. Possibly some form o...

The Voynich Manuscript
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 304

The Voynich Manuscript

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2016-11-22
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  • Publisher: Unknown

Explore the world s most mysterious manuscript Many call the fifteenth-century codex, commonly known as the Voynich Manuscript, the world s most mysterious book. Written in an unknown script by an unknown author, the manuscript has no clearer purpose now than when it was rediscovered in 1912 by rare books dealer Wilfrid Voynich. The manuscript appears and disappears throughout history, from the library of the Holy Roman Emperor Rudolf II to a secret sale of books in 1903 by the Society of Jesus in Rome. The book s language has eluded decipherment, and its elaborate illustrations remain as baffling as they are beautiful. For the first time, this facsimile, complete with elaborate folding sect...

The Curse of the Voynich
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 230

The Curse of the Voynich

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2006-01-01
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  • Publisher: Unknown

For hundreds of years, the bizarre Voynich Manuscript has been the subject of intrigue and fascination. In this book, leading Voynich researcher Nick Pelling strips away the veils of deception to reveal the secret history of this mystery, looking at the people, the places and the politics behind this 'elegant enigma'.

The Voynich Manuscript
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 240

The Voynich Manuscript

The Voynich Manuscript is an extensively illustrated codex featuring cosmological and astrological diagrams interwoven with detailed herbal illustration, relating both to the magical and alchemic view of the universe. It is written in a strangely beautiful cryptographic script.

Tales from the Voynich Manuscript and The Island of Jan Mayen
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 177

Tales from the Voynich Manuscript and The Island of Jan Mayen

Two independent stories of historical and religious intrigue are linked by the Voynich Manuscript, a centuries-old document and blueprint of advanced knowledge kept under wraps by religious authorities in the Vatican. The Vertebra of God details the fight of a Vatican priest who deciphered it, forced to flee Rome and go into hiding in Amsterdam, pursued for years by a shadowy, ruthless hitman with orders to kill him to prevent the knowledge in the manuscript becoming widespread. When word of the priest's whereabouts leaks out, the chase is on and the final battle is joined over a young student brought back to life by the priest. Set in Sicily, The Temple of One Thousand Crystals ranges from ...

The Voynich Prophecy
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 293

The Voynich Prophecy

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2007
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  • Publisher: Unknown

On a failed mission deep within the Syrian Desert, Major Brody Devlin and his special ops team--The Omega Force, encounter a horrific discovery, bizarre experiments in genetic engineering. On a dig in the Middle East, Dr. Blair Kelly, a beautiful but tough-as-nails archaeologist rescues Wendy, a young orphan, from the clutches of a mad assassin, al-Dajjal. But it just so happens that Blair is a Celtic High Priestess and Wendy is an indigo child, who possesses fantastic powers. When Blair's alchemist brother and Wendy are kidnapped, Blair and Devlin are drawn into an evil conspiracy of Neo-Nazis. In a daring commando raid on the British Museum, the Voynich manuscript and the mysterious Crystal Skulls are stolen. Using Blair as a decoy, Devlin and his team dive headlong into an ancient quest taht dates back to the Nazi Occult Bureau.

Scatter, Adapt, and Remember
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 320

Scatter, Adapt, and Remember

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2013-05-14
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  • Publisher: Anchor

In its 4.5 billion–year history, life on Earth has been almost erased at least half a dozen times: shattered by asteroid impacts, entombed in ice, smothered by methane, and torn apart by unfathomably powerful megavolcanoes. And we know that another global disaster is eventually headed our way. Can we survive it? How? As a species, Homo sapiens is at a crossroads. Study of our planet’s turbulent past suggests that we are overdue for a catastrophic disaster, whether caused by nature or by human interference. It’s a frightening prospect, as each of the Earth’s past major disasters—from meteor strikes to bombardment by cosmic radiation—resulted in a mass extinction, where more than 7...

Unraveling the Voynich Codex
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 412

Unraveling the Voynich Codex

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2018-08-16
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  • Publisher: Springer

Unraveling the Voynich Codex reviews the historical, botanical, zoological, and iconographic evidence related to the Voynich Codex, one of the most enigmatic historic texts of all time. The bizarre Voynich Codex has often been referred to as the most mysterious book in the world. Discovered in an Italian Catholic college in 1912 by a Polish book dealer Wilfrid Voynich, it was eventually bequeathed to the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library of Yale University. It contains symbolic language that has defied translation by eminent cryptologists. The codex is encyclopedic in scope and contains sections known as herbal, pharmaceutical, balenological (nude nymphs bathing in pools), astrologic...

Voynich Manuscript [Translated]
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 81

Voynich Manuscript [Translated]

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2013-02-18
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  • Publisher: BookBaby

Our book deciphers the secret code of the Voynich manuscript and translates the first part of this medical text written in 15th century. We discover the note book of an apothecary who spoke a Greek language is here revealed and we discover his thoughts and prescriptions.