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Voynich Manuscript Facsimile, Taking the World by Storm

The wait is over: Spanish publisher Siloé of Burgos announced the production of 898 facsimile replicas of the Voynich Manuscript, possibly one of the most obscure texts there ever was.

On the history of Illuminated Manuscripts and their Facsimiles

  • Adeva proudly presents the Wiener Moamyn Facsimile Edition
    November 22, 2016
    The Vienna Moamyn, a true masterpiece, written in collaboration with Emperor Frederick II of Hohenstaufen, master of western falconry literature. Join us in the discovery of this medieval work of art and its outstanding quality.
  • The Fra Mauro Map Facsimile and the Explorers of the Seas
    November 18, 2016
    From November 15th to February 26th 2016, the Institut du Monde Arabe will be hosting the "Aventuries Des Mers" exhibition. The collection will take us on a journey throughout the globe, with the aid of some 200 hundred pieces, including the Fra Mauro map facsimile.
  • Voynich Manuscript Facsimile, Taking the World by Storm
    September 9, 2016
    The wait is over: Spanish publisher Siloé of Burgos announced the production of 898 facsimile replicas of the Voynich Manuscript, possibly one of the most obscure texts there ever was.
  • Mapping the End of the World
    January 14, 2016
    A brief discussion of the maps in Huntington Library HM 83, a fifteenth-century manuscript made in Lübeck, Germany, which show in stages what was thought would happen to the world during the Apocalypse.
  • Christmas in the Sistine Chapel: the Missal of the Nativity
    December 23, 2015
    Christmas is coming, and we would like to celebrate it with the history of the extraordinary Missal of the Nativity.
  • Pierre Sala Back to Lyon, 500 Years Later
    November 3, 2015
    From now until the 25 January, "Pierre Sala’s Little Book of Love" is on display in the "Lyon Renaissance Arts et Humanisme" exhibition in the Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon.
  • The World for a King: Pierre Desceliers’ Map of 1550
    October 20, 2015
    A brief look at Pierre Desceliers’ world map of 1550, made for Henry II of France, and one of the most beautiful maps to have survived from the Renaissance.
  • The Winchester Psalter
    Miniature Cycle
    October 14, 2015
    Selected excerpts from the commentary by Kristine Edmondson Haney on the Winchester Psalter and its famous miniature cycle, a true masterpiece of English Romanesque illumination.
  • 10 Essential Details You Need to Know Before Purchasing a Facsimile Edition
    October 10, 2015
    What is a facsimile edition? More often than not, it is unclear what the word entails, so to change this, I will take you through the 10 top things you really should know to make informed buying decisions.
  • Definition of Facsimile: What is a Facsimile Edition?
    October 9, 2015
    Following the invention of fax machines, the original meaning of the word facsimile was somewhat lost. However, allow us to shed a bit of light on the more specific meaning of widely-used word that gives name to a very special type of publication.