Ciphers have been used as a way of secretly passing on a message from one person to another. Ciphers can be broken with the help of independent studies and computer programs, but there are ciphers that cannot be translated character by character or word by word.
1. Voynich Manuscript
The Voynich Manuscript is a book written in the 1400s by an unknown author that used an unknown ciphered language. Inside the book, it contains over 209 pages of unidentified letters and beautifully colored pictures. The illustrations range from botany to astronomical records for an unspecified period of time. Why the author wrote about the Voynich Manuscript still remains a mystery to this day.
Picture 1. Displaying botany.
Picture 2. Astronomical Reference?
Picture 3. Sample Text
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