The Codex Gigas (Giant Book) is the largest medieval manuscript in the world. It is also known as the Devil’s Bible because of a large illustration of the devil on the inside and the legend surrounding its creation. It is thought to have been created in the early 13th century in the Benedictine monastery of Podlažice in Bohemia (modern Czech Republic). (The side is 22cm thick.)

Codex Gigas ("The Devil's Bible") the largest extant medieval manuscript in the world at 165 lbs and 310 leaves. Believed to have been written by a single scribe in the century.

Codex Gigas, otherwise known as ‘the Devil’s Bible’ is the largest and probably one of the strangest manuscripts in the world.  It is so large that it is said to have taken more than 160 animal skins to make it and takes at least two people to lift it.  It measures approximately 1 meter in length. According to legend, the medieval manuscript was made out of a pact with the ‘devil’, which is why it is sometimes referred to as the Devil’s Bible. It was written in Latin during the 13th century…

The Codex Gigas (English: Giant Book) is the largest extant medieval manuscript in the world. It is also known as the Devil's Bible because of a large illustration of the devil on the inside and the legend surrounding its creation.

The Codex Gigas: The Legend Of "The Devil's Bible"

The Legend of Codex Gigas or "The Devil's Bible"

The pages are allegedly made from the skins of 160 donkeys, the Codex Gigas, is the world's largest and the most mysterious medieval manuscript. According to the Codex legend, this disturbingly beautiful text sprang from a pact made between a doomed.

One book at the National Library of Sweden stands out among the rest: the Codex Gigas. Bound in wood, consisting of 620 pages that are each nearly three feet...

Object of Intrigue: The Devil's Bible

One book at the National Library of Sweden stands out among the rest: the Codex Gigas. Bound in wood, consisting of 620 pages that are each nearly three feet.

The Codex Gigas: The Legend Of "The Devil's Bible"

The Legend of Codex Gigas or "The Devil's Bible"

The pages are allegedly made from the skins of 160 donkeys, the Codex Gigas, is the world's largest and the most mysterious medieval manuscript. According to the Codex legend, this disturbingly beautiful text sprang from a pact made between a doomed.

Devil’s bible – Codex Gigas

Illustration of a Devil found in the century medieval manuscript Codex-Gigas. According to legend the book was written by a monk who sold his soul to the devil.

The Codex Gigas: The Legend Of "The Devil's Bible"

The Legend of Codex Gigas or "The Devil's Bible"

The Codex Gigas (English: Giant Book) is the largest extant medieval manuscript in the world.[1] It is also known as the Devil's Bible because of a large illustration of the devil on the inside and the legend surrounding its creation. It is thought to have been created in the early 13th century in the Benedictine monastery of Podlažice in Bohemia (modern Czech Republic). It contains the Vulgate Bible as well as many historical documents all written in Latin.

The Codex Gigas or The Devil’s Bible is the largest manuscript in the world. It is also one of the strangest manuscripts because it contains a large , full page portrait of the Devil.

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