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A few people on my F’list really want to see this 
26th-Feb-2013 10:21 pm
Lang: Old English (Widsith)
Mediaeval word puzzles, courtesy of Retronaut. I can’t quite tell whether they’re actually puzzles of some sort or just passages written in a grid like Seek-and-Find. They’re not that; they’re legible Latin left-to-right, but I suspect there’s something deeper hidden in the layout. (The phrasing seems a little odd, and the lack of spaces — the letterforms are clearly from a time when spaces would have been used — and features like the consistent use of Q alone for QU suggest some kind of puzzle.) The site where I found them doesn’t have much information; anybody whose Latin (or patience) is better than mine want to take a guess at what the puzzle is?

(This is a little more retro than Retronaut’s usual fare, but they have some interesting stuff.)
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27th-Feb-2013 03:41 am (UTC)
The original site doesn’t have much information; anybody whose Latin (or patience) is better than mine want to take a guess at what the puzzle is?

I don't have the time right now (I am packing a lot), but these are really cool.
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13th-Mar-2013 01:51 am (UTC)
Sorry for being late to say this, but thank you very much for sharing your discoveries about these! I look forward to reading that article.
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