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Apocalypse

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

The complete final destruction of the world, especially as described in the biblical book of Revelation. The word is recorded from Old English, and comes ultimately, via Old French and...

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Apocalypses

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Books of the Bible

October 2011; p ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 9945 words.

The apocalypses constitute a distinctive genre of ancient Jewish and Christian revelatory literature. Almost all proposed definitions of the apocalypse

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apocalypse

W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biblical Studies. 183 words.

Though applied especially to the last book in the Bible, the Revelation to John, and called ‘The Apocalypse’, the word

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apocalypse

W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

May 2011; p ublished online October 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 183 words.

Though applied especially to the last book in the Bible, the Revelation to John, and called ‘The Apocalypse’, the

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Apocalypse

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 128 words.

Apocalypse was the most important heavy metal outfit to emerge from Switzerland after Celtic Frost. Comprising Carlos R. Sprenger

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Apocalypse

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 22 words.

Revelation of St. John the Divine. XIII. — (O)F. apocalypse — ecclL. apocalypsis — Gr. apokálupsis, f. apokalúptein uncover,

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Apocalypse

David Leeming.

in The Oxford Companion to World Mythology

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 357 words.

In religious studies the Apocalypse has a specific meaning relating to the meaning of the word in Greek, that is,

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Apocalypse

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Apocalypse was the most important heavy metal outfit to emerge from Switzerland after Celtic Frost. Comprising Carlos R. Sprenger (vocals), Julien Brocher (guitar), Pierre Alain Zurcher...

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Apocalypse

Suzanne Lewis.

in Grove Art Online

August 1996; p ublished online January 1998 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 2888 words.

The last book of the New Testament, also known as Revelation, written by John, traditionally identified as the Evangelist. The Apocalypse is unique among the books of the New Testament in...

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Aramaic Apocalypse

Joseph A. S. J. Fitzmyer.

in Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls

March 2000; p ublished online April 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies; Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 822 words.

Known as the Aramaic Apocalypse (4Q246) or the Son of God Text, this skin fragment (14.1 by 8.8 centimeters) preserves

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Messianic Apocalypse

Émile Puech and Translated from French by Robert E. Shillenn.

in Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls

March 2000; p ublished online April 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies; Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 1159 words.

A few of the fragments of the Hebrew Messianic Apocalypse (4Q521) manuscript have a great importance for the history of

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