The Dark Legend of the Devil’s Bible

mystery devil's bibleThis massive and mysterious text from the Middle Ages is believed by many to have been conjured by the Devil himself.

Housed within the National Library of Sweden in Stockholm is a mysterious religious text with a wicked reputation.

The Codex Gigas is believed to be the largest surviving medieval manuscript in the world. Contained within its pages are numerous Christian writings – including a complete version of the Vulgate Bible, which later became the Catholic Church’s official Latin translation.

The book’s most intriguing entry, however, is a menacing full-page color illustration of the Devil. It is this drawing that earned the text its nickname of the Devil’s Bible – and convinced many that its pages are cursed by the sinister power of the dark prince.

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