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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 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: 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: 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.

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'.

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 most mysterious manuscript
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 175

The most mysterious manuscript

The Voynich “Roger Bacon” manuscript secrets—presumably magical or scien­tific and possibly containing a formula for an Elixir of Life—continue to defy deciphering efforts after almost four centuries, as this amazing history shows. Bought about the year 1586 by the Holy Roman Emperor Rudolph II, who had a keen interest in magic and sci­ence, the Voynich manuscript consists of some 200 pages, with many unusual anatomical, botanical, and astronomical illustrations. The work was thought to be that of Roger Bacon, the thirteenth-century English philosopher, who had a reputation for being a magician, and whom legend credited with discovery of an Elixir of Life. The writing, presumably i...

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...

The Voynich Project: Nephilim Rising an Omega Force Thriller
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 308

The Voynich Project: Nephilim Rising an Omega Force Thriller

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2008-09
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  • Publisher: Lulu.com

For centuries, the Voynich manuscript has remained a mystery, but the Lost Magical Diary of C.G. Jung holds the key to unlocking its secrets. Dr. Blair Kelly, an archaeologist and Celtic High Priestess, must decode the Voynich manuscript.

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...