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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: 1) by laserfusion on Thursday February 20 2014, @09:57AM

    by laserfusion (1450) on Thursday February 20 2014, @09:57AM (#3300)

    There was a religious persecution at the time, which must have been the inspiration for encrypting the text, to protect the author. The images might be also protected in some way. Maybe the images are allegories, or somehow the real content is encoded in them.