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Voynich MS - Browser


This page presents thumbnail images of all pages in the MS. Clicking on any image takes you to a description of this page, with further links to the digital databases. Below the thumbnails you will find an explanatory supplement to aid the interpretation of these pages, and also an acknowledgment of the very significant amount of work done by others, and reflected in these pages.

See also the layout of the MS for a complete overview in one page.

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Explanatory Supplement


Links are provided throughout the tables as follows:

To move to the previous or next quire
To move to the previous or next folio
To move to the previous or next page
To move to the other (adjacent) page on the same side of the same bifolio (crossing the binding)

Description entries

Each page is described under a number of categories, as explained below:

General description

This section provides a general description of the page, indicating the type of illustration and any other noteworthy features of the page.


This section describes the illustrations in more detail. Speculative comments are avoided in this section.


This section describes all relevant features of the text on this page, including:

Other information

This section includes some other noteworthy points about this page, which may include tentative identifications and hypotheses. It is not the intention of this section to provide a complete overview of all suggestions, but I restrict to those that seem of particular interest, according to my personal opinion.

References to Th. Petersen always refer to observations he included in his hand transcription of the Voynich MS.


The Voynich MS is preserved in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library of Yale University. Illustrations of the digital scans of the Voynich MS are presented with the kind permission of the library.

An important source has been the interlinear transcription of the Voynich MS, by Jorge Stolfi. This again includes significant contributions from Takeshi Takahashi, Jim Reeds, Gabriel Landini, John Grove and many others.

See also the general acknowledgments for this site.

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