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The Mystery of the 'Voynich Script'

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By Aksharaasree RaviramPublished 4 months ago 3 min read
Image from Facsimile finder 'The Voynich Manuscript'


Somewhere inside Yale College's Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library , lies the main duplicate of a 240-page book.

As of late scientifically measured to around 1420, its vellum pages highlights circling penmanship, what's more, hand-drawn pictures apparently taken from a fantasy.

Genuine and fanciful plants, drifting palaces, washing ladies, soothsaying graphs, zodiac rings, what's more, suns and moons with faces go with the text.

The Voynich Composition

This 24x16 centimeter book is known as the Voynich composition, furthermore, its perhaps of history's greatest inexplicable problem.

The motivation behind why? Nobody can sort out what it says.

The name comes from Wilfrid Voynich, a Clean book retailer who went over the report at a Jesuit school in Italy in 1912.

He was confused.

Who composed it?

Where was it made?

What do these unusual words and dynamic drawings address?

What mysteries do its pages contain?

He bought the composition from the destitute minister at the school, what's more, in the long run carried it to the U.S., where specialists have kept on pondering it for over a really long period.

The Composition

Cryptologists say the composing has every one of the qualities of a genuine language, only one that nobody's consistently seen previously.

What compels it appear to be genuine is that in real dialects, letters and gatherings of letters show up with steady frequencies, what's more, the language in the Voynich original copy has designs you wouldn't find from an irregular letter generator.

Other than that, we know minimal beyond what we can see.

The letters are shifted in style and level.

Some are acquired from different contents, however many are interesting.

The taller letters have been named hangman's tree characters.

The original copy is profoundly beautified all through with scroll-like embellishments. It has all the earmarks of being composed by at least two hands, with the work of art done by one more party.


Throughout the long term, three principal hypotheses about the original copy's text have arisen.

The first is that it's written in figure, a mystery code intentionally intended to conceal secret importance.

The second is that the record is a trick written in jabber to bring in cash off a naïve purchaser.

Some hypothesize the creator was a middle age swindler.

Others, that it was Voynich himself.


The third hypothesis is that the original copy is written in a real language, be that as it may, in an obscure content.

Maybe archaic researchers were endeavoring to make a letters in order for a language that was spoken however not yet composed.

All things considered, the Voynich original copy may be like the rongorongo script developed on Easter Island, presently confused after the way of life that made it fell.

However nobody can peruse the Voynich original copy, that hasn't prevented individuals from think about what it could say.

The individuals who accept the composition was an endeavor to make another type of composed language conjecture that it very well may be a reference book containing the information on the way of life that delivered it.

Others accept it was composed by the thirteenth century rationalist Roger Bacon, who endeavored to figure out the all inclusive laws of language, or on the other hand in the sixteenth hundred years by the Elizabethan spiritualist John Dee, who rehearsed speculative chemistry and divination.

Forward leaps

More periphery hypotheses that the book was composed by a coven of Italian witches, or then again even by Martians.

Following 100 years of dissatisfaction, researchers have as of late revealed a little insight into the secret.

The primary advancement was the scientifically measuring.

Additionally, contemporary students of history have followed the provenance of the composition back through Rome and Prague to as soon as 1612, at the point when it was maybe passed from Sacred Roman Ruler Rudolf II to his doctor, Jacobus Sinapius.

Notwithstanding these verifiable leap forwards, etymological analysts as of late proposed the temporary ID of a couple of the original copy's words.


Might the letters adjacent to these seven stars at any point spell Tauran, a name for Taurus, a heavenly body that incorporates the seven stars called the Pleiades?

Might this word at some point be Centaurun for the Centaurea plant in the image?

Maybe, yet progress is slow.

On the off chance that we can figure out its code, what could we find?

The fantasy diary of a fifteenth century artist?

A lot of garbage?

Or on the other hand the lost information on a neglected culture?

What do you suppose it is?

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About the Creator

Aksharaasree Raviram

I am a writer interested in writing about the Histories and Mysteries of the world. No matter how much the world grows, history always serves as its roots. Histories are always filled with mysteries and solving the is my great passion

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