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Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Devils Bible | National Geographic Channel and Other Research

Devils Bible | National Geographic Channel and Other Research 

At 165 pounds, and allegedly made from the skins of 160 donkeys, the Codex Gigas is the world's largest and most mysterious medieval manuscript. Filled with satanic images and demonic spells, according to legend, the cursed text sprang from a doomed monk's pact with the Devil. Now, Nat Geo follows a team of scientists as they embark on an unprecedented quest to unravel the secrets behind the book's darkened pages. Using ultra-violet fluorescence imaging, handwriting analysis and a re-creation of the text, forensic document experts attempt to uncover the cryptic truth behind this ancient Devil's Bible.Read more:

               The Devil's Bible - FULL documentary

There is no other manuscript like it. It contains a combination of texts that exist nowhere else. It is a most peculiar, strange, haunting, fascinating, large, bizarre, inexplicable object. And behind it all there's a diabolical driving force. A single, sinister figure. Satan. Dare you scan its pages?


               Codex Gigas: Mystery of the Devils Bible

Filled with satanic images and demonic spells, the cursed text, according to legend, sprang from a doomed monk’s pact with the devil. What else do we know about this mysterious Devil's Bible?
  • The Devil’s Bible is so huge that it requires at least two people to carry it.
  • Once considered the eighth wonder of the world, the Codex Gigas stretches three feet long and weighs a hundred and sixty-five pounds.
  • It is the only book that places the Old and New Testaments alongside violent, holy incantations.
  • The Codex Gigas contains one full page – right opposite the devil portrait – of a towering Heavenly City. Although no people can be seen in the Heavenly City, it is a symbol of hope and salvation, a contrast to the portrait of the devil on the opposing page.
  • The Codex Gigas includes mystical medical formulas for anything from treating ailments such as fevers and epilepsy to resolving practical problems such as finding a thief.
  • The book's transfer to Prague in 2008 took a year of planning. It was insured for $15.1 million during the transfer.
  • The Devil’s Bible has 600 pages, which is 310 parchment leaves, all made from donkey skins.

The legendary Codex Gigas manuscript.
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Close up of a Necrology page.

The Codex boasts a full-page portrait of the Devil. No other Bible on Earth features such a sizable image of evil incarnate. No one knows who created it, or why it's there.
Read more: Who wrote the Devil Bible?

Darkbird18 has been doing online research on the Codex Gigas for over 2 years and is still amaze about the why and the who behind this very mystifying  book! It weight over 60 pounds and have the only know picture of the Devil within a religious book. National Geographic Channel is my favor online research website for this kind of deep underworld knowledge and information because they dig deep within the facts and fiction to bring the whole truth behind some of the world great mysteries; thank Nat Geo, your are the Greatness of the online information world.
Devil's Bible | National Geographic Channel

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