The Voynich Manuscript – named after the Polish bookseller, who, in 1912, discovered – for many years was the topic of discussion for cryptologists, linguists, and even astronomers. No one managed to decipher, though it claimed many scholars that did so. That last group of verbs Gerard Cheshire now, the academic who claimed that he is the manuscript in two weeks time sequenced.Read also the Code of most mysterious manuscript in the world cracked?
Cheshire claimed that a proto-Romance language was written by the queen of Aragon, Maria of Castile. It would also be the last surviving text of that language. His discovery was “one of the most important developments in the Romance linguistics”. But his discovery did mainly what eyebrows frown. the
“Sorry but this is nonsense,” sounded in a different academic, specialising in the middle ages, via a Tweet. “His conclusion is bullshit", it sounded to someone else.
Sorry, folks, "proto-Romance language" is not a thing. This is just more aspirational, circular, self-fulfilling nonsense. https://t.co/iyD66nmBRrLisa Fagin Davis(@ lisafdavis) link
as a medievalist, I'm gonna say 1 thing about the recent Voynich nonsense and then I'm gonna be quiet. the
His conclusion are bullshit and the journal should be ashamed that they published that article.#medievaltwitter #voynich