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Structure in herbal section ?
In Charles Singer's masterful article on the herbal in antiquity
he describes the structure of the Dioscorides manuscript herbals
as such :
1. The name of the plant is given first, followed by a Greek or
sometime Latin synonym.
2. Then comes a short description of the plant, followed by
a reference to its place of origin or habitat.
3. Lastly, the mode of preparation of the drug and its uses
in medicine are detailed.
Can anyone find such a threefold structure to the text in the
herbal sections of the Voynich ? If so there may be some
repeating tokens (or patterns of such) at the end of the second
bit of text referring to the place of origin or habitat, and at
the beginning of the third section of text referring to the
mode of preparation.
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