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May 7, 1697

On May 7, 1697, the royal castle in Stockholm, Sweden was destroyed by fire. Inside that castle’s large library resided the Codex Gigas, which was at that time and still is the world’s largest medieval illuminated manuscript. The Codex Gigas is also known as the “Devil’s Bible’. This hand written and hand illustrated book weighs … Continue reading

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