How Many Glyphs and How Many Scribes? Digital Paleography and the Voynich Manuscript

@article{Davis2020HowMG,
  title={How Many Glyphs and How Many Scribes? Digital Paleography and the Voynich Manuscript},
  author={Lisa Fagin Davis},
  journal={Manuscript Studies: A Journal of the Schoenberg Institute for Manuscript Studies},
  year={2020}
}
  • L. Davis
  • Published 2020
  • Linguistics
  • Manuscript Studies: A Journal of the Schoenberg Institute for Manuscript Studies
It can be safely claimed that there is no medieval script that has been seen, analyzed, and debated more than that of the mysterious and as-yet-unread Voynich Manuscript (Beinecke MS 408). For centuries, bibliophiles, linguists, codicologists, art historians, and amateur cryptologists have pored over the manuscript, examining it from every angle, debating every wormhole, arguing over every stain and crease. Some things we know: the invented script is comprised of carefully-written glyphs… 

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