This is the largest Medieval manuscript in existence, weighing in at approximately lbs. The book is 36 by 19 by 8, and composed of In past ages, it was rightfully dubbed the Devil's Bible, Codex Gigas, Liber Pergrandis or Gigas Librorum. The first mention of the Devil's Bible comes from the. T he medieval manuscript known as the Codex Gigas in the Na- tional Library of Sweden (its call number is A ) is famous for two features. First, it is very large .
Among the treasures they stole and brought with them when they returned home was a book called Codex Gigas. Not only is Codex Gigas. On Friday 7 May , a fierce fire broke out at the royal castle in Stockholm, and the Royal Library suffered very badly. The codex was rescued. The Codex Gigas (English: Giant Book) is the largest extant medieval illuminated manuscript in .. Create a book · Download as PDF · Printable version.