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Voynich MS - Quire 2

Description

Quire 2 is a standard quire containing folios 9 through 16. The gathering mark is on f16v. Folio 12 is missing.

Schematic folio layout:

Browse interlinear transcription of Quire 2

Folio 9

Normal folio. The folio nr. is on f9r.

f9r  

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General description

This is a herbal page. For general information about herbal pages see here.
Folio nr (9) in upper right corner.

Illustration(s)

Plant with weird leaves, earth plateau and peculiar (hairy) roots. No flowers but some kind of seeds.

Text

There are 10 lines of text in two paragraphs. They are interrupted by the plant drawing. The last lines of the second paragraph is centred.

Currier language: A
Currier hand: 1

Browse interlinear transcription of f9r

Other information

 

  f9v

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General description

This is a herbal page. For general information about herbal pages see here.

Illustration(s)

Plant with plain roots, two types of leaves and characteristic flowers.

Text

There are 12 lines of text in two paragraphs. The text carefully avoids the drawings.

Currier language: A
Currier hand: 1

Browse interlinear transcription of f9v

Other information

This is one of the most recognisable plants in the MS, and seems to represent some type of pansy or 'viola'. Even the colours are realistic. The flowers have been drawn 'upside down'.

Folio 10

Normal folio. The folio nr. is on f10r.

f10r  

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General description

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Folio nr (10) in upper right corner.

Illustration(s)

Plant drawn like a very common flower, dying.

Text

There are 12 lines of writing in two paragraphs.

Currier language: A
Currier hand: 1

Browse interlinear transcription of f10r

Other information

 

  f10v

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General description

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Illustration(s)

Flower with two rows of unusual leaves. Both flowers and leaves are hanging down, as if the plant is about to die.

Text

There are 7 lines of writing in two short paragraphs, above the plant drawing.

Currier language: A
Currier hand: 1

Browse interlinear transcription of f10v

Other information

 

Folio 11

Normal folio. The folio nr. is on f11r.

f11r  

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General description

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Folio nr (11) in upper right corner.

Illustration(s)

Dense bushel of leaves with tiny dark blue flowers sticking out.

Text

There are 7 lines of text in two short paragraphs, above the plant drawing.

Currier language: A
Currier hand: 1

Browse interlinear transcription of f11r

Other information

 

  f11v

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General description

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Illustration(s)

Another dense bushel of leaves, with one flower on top.

Text

There are six lines of text in a single paragraph, split by the stem of the plant.

Currier language: A
Currier hand: 1

Browse interlinear transcription of f11v

Other information

 

Folio 12

This folio is missing but a stub of it is still visible.

Folio 13

Normal folio. The folio nr. is on f13r.

  f13r  

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General description

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Folio nr (13) in upper right corner.

Illustration(s)

Large plant drawing. Brown root, large round indepnted leaves. Composite flower buds.

Text

There are 10 lines of writing in two paragraphs above the plant drawing. The second paragraph avoids the flower buds.

Currier language: A
Currier hand: 1

Browse interlinear transcription of f13r

Other information

This has been compared to a banana plant but this tentative identification is not generally accepted.

  f13v  

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General description

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Illustration(s)

Plant with root, leaves and flowers.

Text

There are 10 lines of writing in two paragraphs, one at the top of the page, and one near the bottom. Both avoid the drawing.

Currier language: A
Currier hand: 1

Browse interlinear transcription of f13v

Other information

 

Folio 14

Normal folio. The folio nr. is on f14r. There is a large imperfection in the parchment, at the vertical edge.

f14r  

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General description

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Folio nr (14) in upper right corner.

There is a large imperfection in the parchment at the right edge of the page.

Illustration(s)

Plant with leaves like arrows pointing up, and one flower.

Text

There are 13 lines of text in two paragraphs. The first is near the top, left of the drawing, and the other near the bottom, interrupted by the drawing. The first line of hte second paragraph stops at the drawing.

Currier language: A
Currier hand: 1

Browse interlinear transcription of f14r

Other information

 

  f14v

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General description

This is a herbal page. For general information about herbal pages see here.

There is a large imperfection in the parchment at the left edge of the page.

Illustration(s)

Plant drawing with two large leaves, and three stems with three flower each. These are dotted as if they ave eyes.

Text

There are 9 lines of text in a single paragraph near the top of the page.

Currier language: A
Currier hand: 1

Browse interlinear transcription of f14v

Other information

 

Folio 15

Normal folio. The folio nr. is on f15r. There is a hole in the parchment in the middle of the folio.

f15r  

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General description

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Folio nr (15) in upper right corner.

There is a hole in the parchment in the middle of the page.

Illustration(s)

Very large plant drawing with many different elements. Ends of leaves are not yet unfolded. Two large flower buds and one flower at the top of one of the buds.

Text

There are 15 lines of text in a single paragraph, interrupted by the two flower stems.

Currier language: A
Currier hand: 1

Browse interlinear transcription of f15r

Other information

 

  f15v

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General description

This is a herbal page. For general information about herbal pages see here.

There is a hole in the parchment in the middle of the page.

Illustration(s)

A plant drawing filling the entire height of the page, with four large leaves. At the top is a pod, with two tendrils coming out.

Text

There are 12 lines of text in a single paragraph. The lines stop at the plant drawing.

Currier language: A
Currier hand: 1

Browse interlinear transcription of f15v

Other information

The plant leaves are reminiscent of herba paris, but the flower(?) is not.

Folio 16

Normal folio. The folio nr. is on f16r.

f16r  

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General description

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Folio nr (16) in upper right corner.

Illustration(s)

Plant with starry leaves and seeds instead of flowers. There are tiny leaves sticking out of the flowers.

Text

There are 13 lines of text in three short paragraphs. The last line of the first paragraph is centred.

Currier language: A
Currier hand: 1

Browse interlinear transcription of f16r

Other information

 

  f16v

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General description

This is a herbal page. For general information about herbal pages see here.
Gathering mark (29) in lower right corner.

Illustration(s)

Unusual plant drawing whose flower and leaves are bright within, surrounded by bright colours: blue for the flower and red for the leaves.

Text

There are 13 lines of text in two paragrahs. The writing stops at the plant drawing.

Currier language: A
Currier hand: 1

Browse interlinear transcription of f16v

Other information

 

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