After Henry pegs the case of a would-be bridge jumper as a homicide while the police label it a suicide, he and Jo go on a rogue investigation for proof. Meanwhile, Henry's anonymous caller surfaces again. Apparently, he has been tracking him for years. A letter on antique stationery might provide Henry a fascinating clue about the caller, and he enlists Abe's help in tracing the note's history to a foreign locale. Revealing flashbacks unveil the beginning of Henry's great love affair with his soon-to-be wife, Abigail.
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The primary victim, Vicky, is a grad student who is said to be "translating an ancient manuscript they found in Egypt." It is described (at around 17 mins) as a scroll with "layers written on top of each other." Henry helpfully supplies the word for such a document: "a codex." Actually the word is a palimpsest. A scroll cannot be a codex, as they are two different things. A scroll is written on a single sheet. What made a codex superior to scrolls were multiple pages, making it easier to turn to different places in a document. Either could be a palimpsest, which refers to a manuscript where they original writing was effaced to write something new, but where traces of the original remain. See more
That is according to eyewitness accounts. But I find the eyes to be the least reliable form of perception, unless of course they're my own
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