August 14, 2012lines for further analysis. In order to achieve those goals, each text line was examined under themethod called Skeleton-and-Flesh, which was presented in . Following are the results.
Figure 2 The text of Folio 70r in a structured arrangement
There is only one word written in Voynich letters in the center, which is
. Under the modelof Skeleton and Flesh, the first line of text can be divided into two parts. The first section isstructured in ‘
pjoux ~ oe
’. The second section is structured in the format of ‘
jf ~ pjf ~
’. Sincethere is a skeleton change from
, the first line of text is divided into two sentences asillustrated in FIG.2. The line of text on the second circle is considered a group of words ratherthan a sentence since each word has assigned woman figure and they are equally eligible to be thestarting point. However the SF model can be applied and the line of text is divided into threegroups of words. The skeleton of each group would be
. The third line of textis divided into four sections, or possible sentences. The skeletons of each section are
. The fourth line of text is divided into three sections and the skeleton for each groupwould be
. The last line of text is divided into two sections and their skeletonsare
. The results presented here does not mean that they are the only possible wayto divide lines. They are just suggestions based on the choice of skeletons. Anyway, based on theresults, the starting point of each text line can be marked on the folio picture as below.
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