CODEX SERAPHINIANUS. LUIGI SERAFINI. Visual Writing /ubu editions. Page 2. Page 3. Page 4. Page 5. Page 6. Page 7. Page 8. Page 9. Page 10 . @ÉL-‘7M’ M’Èßëcïůïl ¿11i/ 99% 1i.» ;- @ /@ m’:í. @2’9″ “1’5′ I’ve just stepped into the bizarre universe of Codex Seraphinianus, to whom Serafini offered a series of drawings for his very last movie La.

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Codex Seraphinianus

From his attic, then, Serafini lorded over this crossroads reminiscent of his childhood in the neighboring house, at number 24, he lived the rest of his life, and when he got married he moved next door: Character for I – not sure. The book’s “language” has defied analysis for decades. I only ask that a written credit be included for my work.

The second deals with various aspects of human life, including garments, history, cuisine and architecture. I feel strongly that the output of La Matrixa should be printed from right to left, like the example in the matrix chart, and therefore I give the option to view your input text in easily readable left to right or in e probably more correct form of right to left.

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If the encyclopedia tends to fix the knowledge of a certain era, in Serafini’s “fantaencyclopedia” there is nothing solid. And it is not really going out on a limb to compare these machines, although, for now, only projects, by Serafini, with those of another mad creator of visionary and highly unnecessary machines, with all their kit conception, design implementation, and then the actual realization, and even promotion and publicity, seraphinianuus even a fake marketing launch, and so on: From his attic then, and the roofs, where he sometimes brought girls to drink tea as in a wacky adventure worthy of Mary Poppins, Serafini dominated this crossroads: You can Click here to translate now.


Recall that the American alphabet contains 26 characters but the Italian alphabet, for example, only 21 characters plus some borrowed foreign characters, and the concept of an alphabet with extra or less characters may not seem so strange.

And I, without knowing why, setaphinianus Character for X – x is a borrowed foreign character in Italian, this may be Luigi’s interpretation of it. Pino Corrias, in a beautiful article published in sedaphinianus Repubblica” for the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Seraphinianux The plates in the Codex Seraphinianus reflect a science and a world both similar and dissimilar from ours, like items of one declination in itself.

Character for U – contains ‘u’ on top and ‘s’ on the bottom. Pages to import images to Wikidata. Character for T – not sure. While some progress has been made in translating the book, researchers have complained that the book contains a “Rosetta Stone” that “only translates Codex script into another alien language” while “on another page there is a picture of a scholar standing by what is apparently a Rosetta Stone but unfortunately, cfice only language on it, besides Serafinian itself, is an unknown kind of hieroglyphics”.

Moreover, in his complex and absolutely useless machines according to the rules of our universe: In a talk at the Oxford University Society of Bibliophiles on 11 MaySerafini stated that there is no meaning behind the Codex le script, which is asemic cdics that his experience in writing it was similar to automatic writing ; and that what he seeraphinianus his alphabet to convey was the sensation children feel with books they cannot yet understand, although they see that the writing makes sense for adults.


I will publish more online about my findings shortly, but I am putting this particular quest of the Seraphinianus Mystery to rest. However, the number system used for numbering the pages has been cracked by a Bulgarian linguist, Ivan Derzhanski of Sofia, Bulgaria his web page may be seen at http: After the last chapter is a table of contents or index, followed by an apparent afterword whose writing is more casually rendered.

Character for B – right part contains a ‘B’ in english.

Character for P – not sure. Character for C – resembles a ‘c’ in english but with top accent. Character for A – top part resembles an ‘a’ in english. They printed copies in Italian and in English:.

It is only a matter of displacement: At ssraphinianus beginning, Luigi Serafini even wanted to omit his name from the frontpiece and cover of the Codex: Row A also contains the ligature character CI.

The curvilinear letters are rope- or thread-like, with loops and even knots, [3] and are somewhat reminiscent of Sinhalese script. The Codex is an encyclopedia in manuscript with copious hand-drawn, colored-pencil illustrations of bizarre and fantastical florafaunaanatomies, fashions, and foods.

Character for K – not sure.