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The 600-year-old manuscript is considered the world’s most important cipher, one scrutinized by cryptographers, both professional and amateurs, for decades. It was even analyzed by codebreakers during the Second World War, but even they had no luck.

Various theories about the code have been tossed around over the years, including that it was created using semi-random encryption schemes; anagrams; or writing systems in which vowels have been removed. Some have even suggested the document is an elaborate hoax.

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