The Voynich Manuscript

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Re: The Voynich Manuscript

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Re: The Voynich Manuscript

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Thu May 16, 2019 1:28 am

OK.

What does it say? :)
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Re: The Voynich Manuscript

Post by shemp » Thu May 16, 2019 2:15 am

It's a cookbook!
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Re: The Voynich Manuscript

Post by Witness » Sat May 18, 2019 12:53 am

Discussion on a linguist forum, if interested: http://linguistforum.com/outside-of-the ... -language/

tl; dr:
When it is independently verified, please let us know.

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Re: The Voynich Manuscript

Post by Witness » Sun May 19, 2019 3:20 am

Ooooooh, so sad:
Yesterday the University of Bristol published a story about research on the Voynich manuscript by an honorary research associate. This research was entirely the author's own work and is not affiliated with the University of Bristol, the Faculty of Arts or the Centre for Medieval Studies. ... When a member of our academic community has a paper published in a peer-reviewed journal, the University’s Media Team will determine whether the findings are of public interest. If they are, the team will communicate the research to the media and on our University website. Following media coverage, concerns have been raised about the validity of this research from academics in the fields of linguistics and medieval studies. We take such concerns very seriously and have therefore removed the story regarding this research from our website to seek further validation and allow further discussions both internally and with the journal concerned.
https://arstechnica.com/science/2019/05 ... anuscript/

Apparently Bristol U wasn't bothered before the "media coverage".

And a long post-mortem here: https://www.voynich.ninja/thread-2763.html (Links & images accessible only if you're registered, but I found the thread interesting.)