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As previously mentioned on Ancient Pages, the Eye of Providence, also known as the All Seeing Eye is a powerful symbol that has been used for hundreds of years, and it was of special importance to various secret societies. Though it has not been confirmed, it appears as if the owner of the Copiale Cipher was someone named "Philipp ". This name is visible on the flyleaf. It is uncertain, but it seems that this trace leads to Count Friedrich August von Veltheim who founded the Oculists Order in According to the members the goal was to create a peaceful community that coexisted and worked together with all nations, races, and religions on Earth.
Historians have determined members of the Oculist Order were Freemasons who had established the society to pass down Masonic rites. Copiale Cipher pages Researchers could have cracked the code sooner, but they focused too much on the Roman and Greek characters.
The abstract symbols held the secret message. The use of ciphers goes far back in time. People always wanted to communicate in a secure manner. Some ciphers have deluded our modern computers, but many have been cracked. Sometimes ciphers do not have to be complicated in order to be effective. When he sent messages to his generals, he used a simple, yet a code difficult to decipher.
The Caesar Cipher was long impossible to break, but one day it was cracked too.
They Cracked This 250-Year-Old Code, and Found a Secret Society Inside
Share via Email Some people will go to any length to read a book. He was curious about it because no one can read it. Named for one of just two non-coded inscriptions in the document, this mysterious manuscript is pages long and is bound in gold and green brocade paper. The manuscript consists of roughly 75, characters. These characters are handwritten very neatly but consist of a perplexing mix of upper- and lower-case Roman letters, along with a large assortment of more abstract symbols see sample pages above.
Scientists crack mysterious "Copiale Cipher"
Perhaps it is because it has been used to protect some rituals or perhaps it is the perception it has of hidden knowledge. While the origins of Freemasonry still remain a mystery, there are essentially no unbreakable Masonic ciphers today. In general, our understanding of cryptography has advanced so far that a secure cipher is only guaranteed under the purview of first-world powers. However, there are exceptions. A curious enciphered manuscript was discovered in an East German library in and eluded all attempts at decipherment.