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Codex gigas

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Uniform title headingCodex gigas
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Variant(s)Kungliga Biblioteket (Sweden). Manuscript. Djävulsbibeln
Kungliga Biblioteket (Sweden). Manuscript. A 148
Kodex gigas
Ďáblova bible
Podlažický kodex
Devil's Bible
Found inĎáblova bible, 1993: title page (Ďáblova bible) page 8 (Illuminated manuscript of a Bohemian Bible of the early 13th century, known also as Podlažický kodex) page 20 (Codex gigas, originally consisting of 320 double leaves) pages 83 and 86 (deposited in the Swedish Royal Library and registered as Djävulsbibeln)
Cibis, Anna Theresa. Lucifer von Calaris, 2014: pages 46-47 (Codex Gigas; manuscript Stockholm, Kungliga Biblioteket A.148; also known as the Teufelsbibel; presumably created at the Benedictine monastery of Podlažice in Bohemia)
Wikipedia, viewed May 6, 2015 (Codex Gigas, i.e. the Giant book; also known as the Devil's Bible; largest extant Medieval manuscript in the world; contains the Vulgate Bible as well as many historical documents all written in Latin; thought to have been created in the early 13th century in Podlažice, Bohemia; came to Stockholm as booty during the Thirty Years' War; known as the "Devil's Bible" because of a unique illustration of the Devil appearing on folio 290 recto)
Not found inIlus. encykl. slov. Přír. slov. nauč.