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IN History & Culture ON 12 Feb, 2016
No matter how much you tend to study history in schools and colleges, your knowledge still remains incomplete. According to the historians, large portions of humanity are not studied yet. While there are bizarre objects found on the sea beaches for no reason, recently a mysterious text has caught attention of the historians.
This weird text was written in the early 15th century and has not been cracked till date. The illustrations of plants and animals depicted in the drawings don’t even exist in the reality. Can you figure out this secretive text?
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Wilfred Voynich is a refined book trader who discovered this text.
Voynich tried to find out the sources of this handwritten book.
It is written from left-to-right and has many incomprehensible diagrams.
On the basis of carbon-dating technique, it was found out that the book was written somewhere around 1404-1438.
Voynich was quite fascinated about this mysterious book.
According to some scholars, it's a well-known European language which has become inexplicable with time.
But some scholars advocated that the holograph is a remnant from a vanished community.
They are classified into 6 different groups, ranging from astrological, to herbal, to biological.
The creepy fact is that the plants and animals shown in the book don't have any existence.
The letter written in 1666 describe about the details of possession of this book.
Later this book was passed to his nurseryman, Jacobus Horcicky de Tepenecz.
Some scholars believe that the Renaissance man Edward Kelley (left) is the author of the book while some scholars suggested that the mathematician John Dee wrote and sold the book to Holy Emperor Rudolf in 1600. Despite the theories regarding the book's author, the mystery of this unknown book remains unsolved till date. Well, there is a possibility that this book might be the only document of an alien civilization. Share this mind-teasing story with your friends and family.
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