Monthly Archives: December, 2014

T-O maps

There has been a  lot of interest recently in T-O maps on this site, so let me post some larger images here for people to discuss. I’ll number them for reference:
1. Marco Ponzi’s interesting comparison diagram:

 
2. An interesting illustration from Mu’aiyid al-Din al-Tughra’i. Masabih al-Hikma wa Mafatih al-Rahma (The Lanterns of Wisdom and the Keys of …

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Voynich phonetics – Derek Vogt

Derek Vogt has kindly provided an update of his scheme, so the one on this page is now outdated.
Please see his revised and updated June 2015 scheme here and add any comments or suggestions onto that page.
 
Here I am posting the Voynichese phonetic system which Derek Vogt has been working on, drawing on approaches used in my earlier …

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f67r1 – discussion of winds from Marco Ponzi

The following discussion about Voynich f67r1 is offered by Marco Ponzi. I have put it here in a separate post to facilitate discussion and comment – SB [The image below has been updated by Marco 6/12/2014]
By Marco Ponzi
“I have made some further research about wind diagrams and the page discussed by Pelling and Zandbergen, f67r1:
http://www.ciphermysteries.com/2010/02/16/ms-coislin-338-the-voynich-manuscript
http://www.jasondavies.com/voynich/#f67r1_f67r2/0.29/0.49/2.00
The …

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