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On July 15, 2015, I published this post on Book Riot.

10 Things You Should Know about The Devil’s Bible


In July 1648, during the final clashes of the Thirty Years’ War, the Swedish army looted the city of Prague. Among the treasures they stole and brought with them when they returned home was a book called Codex Gigas. Not only is Codex Gigas famous for being the largest medieval book in the world, but because of its contents, it is also known as The Devil’s Bible.

Here are ten things your should know about The Devil’s Bible…

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In the words of my friend, the Australian, I shall return.

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