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by DFS346
Thu Jul 11, 2024 5:46 am
Forum: Voynich News
Topic: Voynich Reconsidered
Replies: 56
Views: 29282

Re: Voynich Reconsidered

In August 2024, look out for "Voynich Reconsidered" on GhostBox Radio in the Twin Cities, with host Greg Bakun and myself.

https://youtube.com/@MNGhostBoxOfficial

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by DFS346
Mon Jul 08, 2024 4:25 pm
Forum: Voynich News
Topic: Voynich Reconsidered
Replies: 56
Views: 29282

Re: Voynich Reconsidered

In August 2024, look out for "Voynich Reconsidered" on the WanderLearn channel, with host Francis Tapon and myself.

https://francistapon.com/Work/WanderLearn-Podcast/

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by DFS346
Sun Jun 30, 2024 10:06 am
Forum: Translations, Decipherment & Decoding
Topic: Scribes and languages
Replies: 0
Views: 116

Scribes and languages

Thoughts on the five scribes of the Voynich manuscript, as identified by Dr Lisa Fagin Davis, Executive Director of the Medieval Academy of America; and the commonalities and divergences of their vocabularies. https://goodreads.com/author_blog_posts/24890557-voynich-reconsidered-scribes-and-language...
by DFS346
Thu Jun 27, 2024 4:45 pm
Forum: Translations, Decipherment & Decoding
Topic: Arabic as precursor language
Replies: 2
Views: 14118

Re: Arabic as precursor language

Further thoughts on medieval Arabic as a precursor language of the Voynich manuscript. https://goodreads.com/author_blog_posts/24882988-voynich-reconsidered-arabic-revisited 53819373975_b90269b52e.jpg The frequencies of the ten most common glyphs in the Voynich manuscript, v101④ transliteration, "he...
by DFS346
Fri Jun 21, 2024 3:06 pm
Forum: Translations, Decipherment & Decoding
Topic: Upper and lower case
Replies: 0
Views: 90

Upper and lower case

Thoughts on how the scribes of the Voynich manuscript might have handled upper- and lower-case letters in the presumed precursor documents. https://goodreads.com/author_blog_posts/24866845-voynich-reconsidered-upper-and-lower-case v101④ core glyphs & variants.jpg Selected "core glyphs" and possi...
by DFS346
Wed Jun 19, 2024 3:17 pm
Forum: Translations, Decipherment & Decoding
Topic: Proper names on page f1r?
Replies: 3
Views: 297

Re: Proper names on page f1r?

Thoughts on mapping the Voynich glyph {M}, which might be part of a proper name, to a letter in a natural language. https://www.goodreads.com/author_blog_posts/24860914-voynich-reconsidered-the-m-conundrum Selected letter counts.jpg Counts of letters in the alphabets of selected medieval languages. ...
by DFS346
Sat Jun 15, 2024 8:25 am
Forum: Translations, Decipherment & Decoding
Topic: Proper names on page f1r?
Replies: 3
Views: 297

Re: Proper names on page f1r?

Further thoughts on the possibility that there are three proper names on the first page of the Voynich manuscript. https://goodreads.com/author_blog_posts/24849469-voynich-reconsidered-the-third-name v101④ f001r-21 & slots.jpg Voynich manuscript, page f1r, line 21: three interpretations of the g...
by DFS346
Fri Jun 14, 2024 11:55 am
Forum: Translations, Decipherment & Decoding
Topic: Proper names on page f1r?
Replies: 3
Views: 297

Re: Proper names on page f1r?

Thoughts on a possible second "name" on page f1r of the Voynich manuscript: https://goodreads.com/author_blog_posts/24847524-voynich-reconsidered-the-second-name v101④ f001r-10 & slots.jpg Voynich manuscript, page f1r, line 10: three interpretations of the glyphs, and the permitted "slots” in Za...
by DFS346
Tue Jun 11, 2024 2:43 am
Forum: Voynich News
Topic: Voynich Reconsidered
Replies: 56
Views: 29282

Re: Voynich Reconsidered

Advance copy of "Voynich Reconsidered" (Schiffer Books, August 2024).
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by DFS346
Mon Jun 10, 2024 11:17 pm
Forum: Translations, Decipherment & Decoding
Topic: Proper names on page f1r?
Replies: 3
Views: 297

Proper names on page f1r?

On the voynich.ninja forum, recently there has been a discussion of possible proper names on page f1r. Some thoughts on this idea: https://www.goodreads.com/author_blog_posts/24835863-voynich-reconsidered-the-author-s-name v101④ f001r-06 parsed & slots.jpg Four ways of parsing the v101 glyph str...