Nel , un collezionista di libri rari, Wilfrid M. Voynich, acquistò dal Collegio dei gesuiti di Villa Mondragone, a Frascati, un manoscritto medievale di Written in Central Europe at the end of the 15th or during the 16th century, the origin, language, and date of the Voynich Manuscript—named after the. Download the two most strange books ever written: The Voynich Manuscript and CODEX Serahinianus. You can download them here in full-length PDF for free!.

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Voynich Manuscript

Written in Central Europe at the end of the 15th or during the 16th century, the origin, language, and date of the Voynich Manuscript—named voynic the Polish-American antiquarian bookseller, Wilfrid M. Voynich, who acquired it in —are still being debated as vigorously as its puzzling drawings and undeciphered text.

Described as a magical or scientific text, nearly every page contains botanical, figurative, and scientific drawings of a provincial but lively character, drawn in ink with vibrant washes in various shades of green, brown, yellow, blue, and red.


Vojnich on the subject matter of the drawings, the contents of the manuscript falls into six sections: For a complete physical description and foliation, including missing leaves, see the Voynich catalog record.

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Read a detailed chemical analysis of the Voynich Voynic 8 p. Like its contents, the history of ownership of the Voynich manuscript is contested and filled with some gaps. It is very likely that Emperor Rudolph acquired the manuscript from the English astrologer John Dee Dee apparently owned the manuscript along with a number of other Roger Bacon manuscripts.

In addition, Dee stated that he had ducats in Octoberand his son noted that Dee, while in Bohemia, owned “a booke InWilfred M. Voynich purchased the manuscript from the Jesuit College at Frascati near Rome.

Inthe codex was given to the Beinecke Library by H. Kraus, who had purchased it from the estate of Ethel Voynich, Wilfrid Voynich’s widow.

Goldstone, Lawrence and Nancy Goldstone. The Friar and the Cipher: The Cipher of Roger Bacon.


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Voynich Manuscript A mysterious, undeciphered manuscript dating to the 15th or 16th century. References Goldstone, Lawrence and Nancy Goldstone. Early Books and Manuscripts before Voynich Manuscript Inspires New Music.

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