The Voynich Code

The film will be out one day, but meanwhile, Amfortas sends:

https://m.phys.org/news/2019-05-bristol-academic-voynich-code-century-old.html

Let me reserve judgement and see what you say:

Although the purpose and meaning of the manuscript had eluded scholars for over a century, it took Research Associate Dr. Gerard Cheshire two weeks, using a combination of lateral thinking and ingenuity, to identify the language and writing system of the famously inscrutable document.

In his peer-reviewed paper, The Language and Writing System of MS408 (Voynich) Explained, published in the journal Romance Studies, Cheshire describes how he successfully deciphered the manuscript’s codex and, at the same time, revealed the only known example of proto-Romance language.

4 comments for “The Voynich Code

  1. dearieme
    May 16, 2019 at 22:47

    By “proto-Romance language” he seems to mean a conjectured dialect spoken on Ischia.

    Area: 46.3 km²
    Location: Metropolitan City of Naples, Italy
    Elevation: 789 m (2,589 ft)

    At least he doesn’t present it as an apocalyptic prediction.

  2. Ken Craggs
    May 17, 2019 at 14:22

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