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    The world’s most mysterious book – Stephen Bax

    Deep inside Yale University's Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library lies the only copy of a 240-page tome Recently carbon dated to around 1420, its vellum pages features looping handwriting and hand-drawn images seemingly stolen from a dream Real and imaginary plants, floating castles, bathing women, astrology diagrams, zodiac rings, and suns and moons with faces accompany the text This 24×16 centimeter book is called the Voynich manuscript, and its one of history's biggest unsolved mysteries The reason why? No one can figure out what it says The name comes from Wilfrid Voynich, a Polish bookseller who came across the document at a Jesuit college in Italy in 1912 He…

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    The Mysterious Book NO ONE Can Read: Ancient Voynich Manuscript

    The Voynich Manuscript has been dubbed as the “the most mysterious manuscript in the world” It is considered a manuscript codex, the nature, language, date and origin of which have long remained a mystery Over the years, the Voynich manuscript has caused a lot of controversy and debate, with some arguing that the ancient medieval text contains an encoded message written by an unknown author Many skilled cryptographers have studied the document and attempted to break the supposed code it contains However, up to now, none of them were able to crack it Because of the enigma surrounding the Voynich manuscript, many questions are left in the air Does the…