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Re: VMs: RE: Holiday Greetings and Familiar Characters
At 23:34 28/12/2004 -0500, Erni Lillie wrote (discussing f57v):
I'd like to call your attention to the second ring from the outside and
the 6th, 10th and 12th characters moving to the right from the 10 o'clock
The 6th and 12th look like Aries and Leo from the Codex Taurinensis while
the 10th (the square root)is almost exactly the same as the modern symbol
for Capricorn. All appear to be upside down compared to their normal
I realize that the history of studying the Voynich symbols is rife with
cases of "this looks like" and "this reminds me of"... my point is that
here are several symbols similar to a well known group all appearing in a
tight little set in Voynich.
I made a number of posts on this ring of text (suggesting a link between
astrology and the alphabet) back in October 2001, but never got round to
pasting them up. If you Google for...
site:www.voynich.net AAH voynich
...you should get a good number of them ("AAH" == "Astrological Alphabet
...and so on.
Cheers, ....Nick Pelling.....
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