A look at the people, places, and conspiracies of Dan Brown's The Da Vinci Code

Intriguing Documents

A curious look at some equally curious documents from The Da Vinci Code.

Codex Leicester

Posted by on Mar 28, 2012 in Intriguing Documents | 0 comments

Codex Leicester is the only manuscript by Leonardo da Vinci that is owned by a private party and not an institution. It was purchased by Bill Gates in 1994 for $30.8 million. The manuscript dates from 1506-1510 and is comprised of 72 pages of linen paper with notes on a wide variety of topics. It is the only one of Da Vinci’s Codexes in the United States.

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Dead Sea Scrolls

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One of the most important archaeological and theological discoveries of all time was made thanks to a little lost goat. In 1947, a group of Bedouin goat herders looking for their goat discovered a cave in Qumran that was filled with jars containing ancient manuscripts, the Dead Sea Scrolls.

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