The Codex Gigas (Devil's Bible) is fully scanned and available for online perusal! : occultIt contains the complete Vulgate Bible as well as other popular works, all written in Latin. Between the Old and New Testaments are a selection of other popular medieval reference works: Josephus 's Antiquities of the Jews and De bello iudaico , Isidore of Seville 's encyclopedia Etymologiae , the chronicle of Cosmas of Prague ,  and medical works; these are an early version of the Ars medicinae compilation of treatises, and two books by Constantine the African. Eventually finding its way to the imperial library of Rudolf II in Prague , the entire collection was taken as spoils of war by the Swedish in during the Thirty Years' War , and the manuscript is now preserved at the National Library of Sweden in Stockholm , where it is on display for the general public. Very large illuminated bibles were a typical feature of Romanesque monastic book production,  but even within this group the page-size of the Codex Gigas is exceptional. The codex 's bookbinding is wooden boards covered in leather, with ornate metal guards and fittings. The manuscript includes illuminations in red, blue, yellow, green and gold.
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I never went to the National Library of Sweden where it is held, even if I did, the book is not on display, every page from the Codex Gigas is available as high-res scans online,. The entire document is written in Latin; in addition, it contains Hebrew, Greek, and Slavic alphabets Cyrillic and Glagolitic.
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At the beginning of the 13th century, a remarkable literary work was created in Bohemia. The first mention of the Devils Bible comes from the year , but it is supposed. The book was owned by a small Benedictine monastery of Podlaice near Chrudim, most likely around However, no records about its origin, author or reason for writing it have been preserved. It is about mm tall, mm wide and weighs an awesome 75 kilograms. It contains parchment folios, hence pages.
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