Posted on February 19, 2020 at 11:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek
Listeners of the podcast Stuff You Missed in History Class are well acquainted with the Voynich manuscript — or, rather, the mystery surrounding it.
The Atlantic certainly doesn’t have news that it was finally cracked, but it does have one revelation about it: it’s “pure poison” for a scholarly career.
That said, it’s been a boon for code breakers, if only because they can practice on it without revealing any sensitive secrets.
Check out the various ways scholars have attempted to decipher the secretive medieval document in the Atlantic.