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Video Orientation to the University of Pennsylvania Library's LJS 225 - Zopello, Michael. Litterarum simulationis liber.

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10-2014

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Written in Rome, between 1455 and 1458, in Latin and Italian. Presentation copy for Pope Callistus III of a work on cryptography that describes two systems: in the first, Italian words beginning with one letter are all represented by Italian words beginning with another letter; in the second, signs or symbols represent letters or entire Italian words (titles, city names, and numbers).

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History | Medieval Studies | Other Arts and Humanities

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Video Orientation to the University of Pennsylvania Library's LJS 225 - Zopello, Michael. Litterarum simulationis liber.

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