Codex Gigas Pt. 2

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For 800 years, the identity of the Codex Gigas' author has remained a mystery. Many believe only the Devil could have crafted the impossibly large tome, while others think it was the work of a single hermetic monk. But the text itself tells a surprising story: perhaps the man behind the masterpiece was a passionate, unskilled amateur.

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