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The Rohonc code : tracing a historical riddle / Benedek Láng ; translated by Benedek Láng, Teodóra Király, and Nick Palmer.

Author/Creator:
Láng, Benedek, 1974- author, translator.
Publication:
University Park, Pennsylvania : The Pennsylvania State University Press, [2021]
Format/Description:
Book
166 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 23 cm
Subjects:
Rohonci kódex.
Cryptography -- Hungary.
Ciphers.
Cryptography.
Hungary.
Summary:
"An investigation into the history of ciphers, codebreaking, and artificial languages that focuses on the Rohonc Codex, a four-hundred-year-old manuscript written entirely in cipher"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents:
The treasure-hunting bookdealer
Codebreaking attempts
The quest begins
The Jesus code
Writing in ciphers and codes
Decryption
Shorthand systems
Artificial languages and codes
Methods of codebreaking.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Király, Teodóra, translator.
Palmer, Nick (Translator) translator.
ISBN:
9780271090207
0271090200
OCLC:
1192971552
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