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Re: VMs: Hi ...


I'm not quite sure that I understand what you
meant, but Voynich did write, in his own words,
that he was looking for a way to connect the
VMs in Prague with Roger Bacon, and found
This is, because at the same time, Newbold
had presented his 'proof' that the VMs was 
from Bacon.

Cheers, Rene

--- mesinik@xxxxxx wrote:

> Quoting Rene Zandbergen <r_zandbergen@xxxxxxxxx>:
> > Wilfrid Voynich wrote in his 1922 article that he
> > had studied this part of history, and identified
> John
> > Dee as the most likely candidate, because he was
> > most likely to sell a book of R.Bacon to Rudolf.
> > 
> > Since this selection criterium has been
> discredited,
> > Dee is no longer the most likely candidate!
> yeah, Voynich looked for a story for this
> manuscript, but he looked for it with
> the eyes of his customers ... Bacon, Dee ... these
> names sell in London/NY
> pretty okeey ... 
> another nice story about it (which is almost too
> nice to be true) - if we can't
> read it, so it's crypto ... btw, who said it first?
> Voynich? I agree, he was
> good in telling stories ...
> But these 2 assumptions are some of the ideas, which
> might have been like
> vicious circles - where even educated people (in the
> case of this MS the best in
> the field, in fact) sometimes follow each other over
> decades like little
> caterpillars on the edge of a cup ... well, could be
> so, could be not; anyway, I
> think the necessary information is already ready,
> probably here in the archives
> .. and to see it, it's necessary to change of the
> viewpoint, to drop some of
> the presumptions ... and to dig in archives, too
> (this is called "work" ... but
> sometimes it helps to get the necessary bits, if you
> haunt badly enough here in
> the list ... the people remember a lot of stuff
> here)
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