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Voynich MS - Quire 17

Description

Quire 17 contains folios 93 through 96. Folio 95 is a foldout folio. The gathering mark is on f96v. A parchment strip was sewn in in addition (visible between folios 94 and 95).

Schematic folio layout:

Browse interlinear transcription of Quire 17

Folio 93

Normal folio. The folio nr. is on f93r.

f93r  

>>Link to 2014 scan (Beinecke digital library)

>>Link to 2004 scan (Jason Davies Voyager)

General description

This is a herbal page. For general information about herbal pages see here.
Folio nr (93) in upper right corner.

Illustration(s)

Drawing of a single plant. It has simple roots with some red paint, a single vertical stem with cresent leaves arranged symmetrically, and a single 'pod' painted light brown with many dots arranged in radii from the centre.

Text

There are 32 lines of text arranged in a single paragraph. All lines end at the plant drawing, and many are short. The text fills almost all space not occupied by the drawing.

Currier language: A
Currier hand: 4

Browse interlinear transcription of f93r

Other information

This is the famous 'sunflower' mentioned in a publication by O'Neill. This has been used as evidence that the MS should date from after Columbus' second trip to America, when Sunflowers were first seen in Europe. This identification is not generally accepted.

  f93v

>>Link to 2014 scan (Beinecke digital library)

>>Link to 2004 scan (Jason Davies Voyager)

General description

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

Illustration(s)

Large plant drawing on the right hand side of the page. Root with large brown bulbs. Single vertical stem. Six leaves arranged symmetrically with large 'fingers'. No flowers, but three sets of 8 red currants.

Text

Ten lines of text in a single paragraph, at the top of the page. The text carefully avoids the drawing.

Currier language: A
Currier hand: 4

Browse interlinear transcription of f93v

Other information

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Folio 94

Normal folio. The folio nr. is on f94r.

f94r  

>>Link to 2014 scan (Beinecke digital library)

>>Link to 2004 scan (Jason Davies Voyager)

General description

This is a herbal page. For general information about herbal pages see here.
Folio nr (94) in upper right corner.

Illustration(s)

A plant drawing with brown roots with 'thorns', and four stems with small leaves that appear to have different colours on the two sides of each leaf. At the top there are six small buds in dark blue with faded yellow.

Text

There are 9 lines of text in a single paragraph at the top of the page. The last line of only two words is more or less centred.

Currier language: B
Currier hand: 5

Browse interlinear transcription of f94r

Other information

TBW

  f94v

>>Link to 2014 scan (Beinecke digital library), showing pages 94v, 95r1 and 95r2 from left to right.

>>Link to 2004 scan (Jason Davies Voyager), showing pages 94v, 95r1 and 95r2 from left to right.

General description

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

Illustration(s)

Plant drawing with roots including large tubers painted in two shades of brown, and with a single small hole in the side of each. There are many simple pointed leaves radiating out in several shades of green. A single stem going up ends in a green bulb and a small flower with blue/green painting.

Text

There are 12 lines of text in three paragraphs, at the top of the page. All lines are interrupted by the top of the plant drawing.

Currier language: B
Currier hand: 5

Browse interlinear transcription of f94v

Other information

TBW

Folio 95

Foldout folio. The folio nr. is on f95v2.

f95r1  

>>Link to 2014 scan (Beinecke digital library), showing pages 94v, 95r1 and 95r2 from left to right.

>>Link to 2004 scan (Jason Davies Voyager), showing pages 94v, 95r1 and 95r2 from left to right.

General description

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

Illustration(s)

Plant drawing with numerous but simple roots painted brown. Three stalks with many small leaves alternatiely painted green or left white. Each of the three ends in four flowers, with buds mostly painted blue and tiny red and white flowers.

Text

There are 11 lines of text in two paragraphs at the top of the page, entirely above the plant drawing.

Currier language: B
Currier hand: 5

Browse interlinear transcription of f95r1

Other information

TBW

  f95r2  

>>Link to 2014 scan (Beinecke digital library), showing pages 94v, 95r1 and 95r2 from left to right.

>>Link to 2004 scan (Jason Davies Voyager), showing pages 94v, 95r1 and 95r2 from left to right.

General description

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

Illustration(s)

A plant drawing with a green bed with brown roots hanging out below. Many plants with pairs of green leaves and buds in another shade of green.

Text

There are 9 lines of text in two paragraphs, at the top of the page, entirely above the plant drawing.

Currier language: B
Currier hand: 5

Browse interlinear transcription of f95r2

Other information

TBW

  f95v2  

>>Link to 2014 scan (Beinecke digital library)

>>Link to 2004 scan (Jason Davies Voyager)

General description

This is a herbal page. For general information about herbal pages see here.
Folio nr (95) in upper right corner.

Illustration(s)

A large plant drawing. Brown furcating roots, leaves with 'hairs' on the outer rims and arranged symmetrically. Four stalks with many small buds that have not been painted.

Text

There are 7 lines of text in a single paragraph. The bottom lines are intruded by the plant drawing.

Currier language: B
Currier hand: 5

Browse interlinear transcription of f95v2

Other information

TBW

  f95v1

>>Link to 2014 scan (Beinecke digital library)

>>Link to 2004 scan (Jason Davies Voyager)

General description

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

Illustration(s)

Plant drawing. Roots with bulbs heavily painted in brown. Two stems going up with leaves on both sides each. Leaves have 'fingers' and are painted in two shades of green. Each stem has a long stalk curving down almost to the top of the roots, with numerous blue flowers.

Text

There are 13 lines of text in four paragraphs at the top of the page, ending exactly at the top of the plant drawing.

Currier language: B
Currier hand: 5

Browse interlinear transcription of f95v1

Other information

TBW

Folio 96

Normal folio. The folio nr. is on f96r.

f96r  

>>Link to 2014 scan (Beinecke digital library)

>>Link to 2004 scan (Jason Davies Voyager)

General description

This is a herbal page. For general information about herbal pages see here.
Folio nr (96) in upper right corner.

Illustration(s)

A very large plant drawing. The roots have many items looking almost like leaves, with rows of dots along the middle. The roots are painted very light brow. A single stem with two thicker parts, one spherical and one elongated. Eight rather large starry leaves, and a very large bulb at the top, curving down. This has been inaccurately and ligtly painted in some indeterminate brown and/or blue shade.

Text

There are 13 lines of text in a single paragraph at the top of the page. All lines end at the pland drawing and the top leaf intrudes inthe bottom lines.

Currier language: A
Currier hand: 4

Browse interlinear transcription of f96r

Other information

TBW

  f96v

>>Link to 2014 scan (Beinecke digital library)

>>Link to 2004 scan (Jason Davies Voyager)

General description

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

Illustration(s)

A very tall plant drawing. A light brown bulbous root with many hairs. A single stem going up, splitting at the top and both ends hanging all the way down. Many triangular leaves and respectively five and six groups of small currants at the end of the stems.

Text

There are 13 lines of text in a single paragraph at the top of the page. The top three lines sover the entire width of the page but are interrupted by the top leaves of the plant. All other lines end at the plant drawing.

Currier language: A
Currier hand: 4

Browse interlinear transcription of f96v

Other information

TBW

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