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July 25, 2018

The Mystery of the Voynich Manuscript

A century ago, a medieval manuscript containing unreadable script never seen before, turned up a  small bookstore. Inside were beautifully illustrated diagrams and drawings of plants, animals, astrology signs, and women.

The alphabet used is unknown. The plants are not recognized. Its origins are unknown. And no one has been able to decode the script to find out what it all means.

Carbon dating has dated the manuscript to the early 15th century but what it all means is still not known even though hundreds of theories have been postulated. There is even a You-Tube video putting forth one theory presented by a team in Alberta Canada.

Continue reading this fascinating story The Voynich manuscript: Will this medieval mystery ever be solved?

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