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posted by LaminatorX on Thursday February 20 2014, @01:25AM   Printer-friendly
from the somebody-call-in-Enoch-Root dept.

Thexalon writes:

"University of Bedfordshire professor and applied linguist Stephen Bax has decoded 10 words of the baffling Voynich Manuscript. He focused on proper names that would match the accompanying drawings, which allowed him to find similar drawings in other books of the period."

 
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  • (Score: 3, Informative) by combatserver on Thursday February 20 2014, @05:56AM

    by combatserver (38) on Thursday February 20 2014, @05:56AM (#3213)

    "I think it would be in Arabic if that were the case."

    It almost appears to be a combination of western characters and Arabic..

    http://www.canadianarabcommunity.com/arabiclanguag e.php [canadianar...munity.com]

    compared to the "Currier's Hands" section of this page...

    http://www.voynich.nu/writing.html [voynich.nu]

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