The Devil's Bible known as The Codex Giga is in Stockholm's National Library



The National Library of Stockholm has in its archives the famous "Codex Gigas" or the so called Devil’s Bible. To the end of the Thirty Year's War (July 1648) the Swedish army plundered the capital city of Czech Republic, Prague. Among the treasures of the loot they brought the Giant Book to Sweden.



The Codex is the largest medieval manuscript in the World. It is famous of its size, the era when it was written and because of its content. The Devil's Bible has a dimension of 36 inch. tallness, 20 inch. wideness and it is 8,7 inch. thickness. Originally, it was made of 320 pages but the current version has only 310. The last 10 pages were removed from the book of unknown reasons.


The book is an art work of history and contains the followings :