Abbreviated Latin as precursor

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Abbreviated Latin as precursor

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Adriano Cappelli, the Exon Domesday, and abbreviated Latin as a precursor language of the Voynich manuscript.

https://goodreads.com/author_blog_posts ... n-domesday

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The first five lines of folio 1 of “Exon Domesday”. (top) in the original manuscript; (middle) as transcribed in the 1816 Ellis edition; (bottom) as expanded to conventional Latin. Image credits: "Exon: The Domesday Survey of South-West England", edited by P. A. Stokes, "Studies in Domesday", general editor J. Crick (London, 2018), available at http://www.exondomesday.ac.uk.
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The Domesday book, and abbreviated Latin as a precursor language of the Voynich manuscript.

https://goodreads.com/author_blog_posts ... -revisited

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Three versions of an extract from the Domesday Book (1783 edition, page 119). (Left) from the original manuscript, probably written in 1087; (middle) from the printed transcription published by Abraham Farley in 1783; (right) machine-readable transcription in Unicode symbols. Image credits: public domain and author's work.
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An algorithm for restoring Latin abbreviation symbols in expanded Latin text, and thereby testing abbreviated Latin as a possible precursor language of the Voynich manuscript.

https://goodreads.com/author_blog_posts ... -revisited

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An experimental algorithm for restoring Latin abbreviations to a Latin text in which expanded abbreviations are italicised. Author’s analysis.

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Another look at "Exon Domesday" and whether it is representative of a possible abbreviated Latin precursor of the Voynich manuscript.

https://goodreads.com/author_blog_posts ... day-part-3

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The ten most frequent characters in the abbreviated Exon Domesday, sections 1a1-2a1; and the ten most frequent glyphs in the Voynich manuscript, v102 transliteration, “herbal 1” section, pages written by Scribe 1. Author’s analysis.

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