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Book of Revelation, The Apocalypse of John

The Book of Revelation, often known simply as Revelation or The Apocalypse of John, is a book of the New Testament that occupies a central place in Christian eschatology. Its title is derived from the first word of the text, written in Koine Greek: apokalypsis, meaning "unveiling" or "revelation". The Book of Revelation is the only apocalyptic document in the New Testament canon (although there are short apocalyptic passages in various places in the Gospels and the Epistles).

The author names himself in the text as "John", but his precise identity remains a point of academic debate. Second century Christian writers such as Justin Martyr, Irenaeus, Melito the bishop of Sardis, and Clement of Alexandria and the author of the Muratorian fragment identify John the Apostle as the "John" of Revelation. Modern scholarship generally takes a different view, and many consider that nothing can be known about the author except that he was a Christian prophet. Some modern scholars characterise Revelation's author as a putative figure which they call "John of Patmos". The bulk of traditional sources date the book to the reign of the emperor Domitian (AD 81-96), and the evidence tends to confirm this. ,

Apocalypse of John

Sheet for " Apocalypse ," Adoration of the seven-headed dragon, Matthias Gerung

Apocalypse of John

Sheet for " Apocalypse ," resurrection of the just, Matthias Gerung

Apocalypse of John

Sheet for " Apocalypse ," The The sounding of the sixth trumpet, Matthias Gerung

Apocalypse of John

Sheet for " Apocalypse ," The The sounding of the second trumpet, Matthias Gerung

Apocalypse of John

Sheet for " Apocalypse ," The sounding of the first trumpet, Matthias Gerung

Apocalypse of John

Sheet for " Apocalypse ," The sounding of the fifth trumpet, Matthias Gerung

Apocalypse of John

Sheet for " Apocalypse ," The sounding of the second trumpet, Matthias Gerung

Apocalypse of John

Sheet for " Apocalypse ," The avenging angel, Matthias Gerung

Apocalypse of John

Sheet for " Apocalypse ," The Lone Ranger and the case of the seven headed monster, Matthias Gerung

Apocalypse of John

Sheet for " Apocalypse ," The White Rider and the whore of Babylon, Matthias Gerung

Apocalypse of John

Sheet for " Apocalypse ," The apocalyptic woman, Matthias Gerung

Apocalypse of John

Sheet for " Apocalypse ," The whore of Babylon riding on a seven-headed monster, Matthias Gerung

Apocalypse of John

Sheet for " Apocalypse ," The harvest of the angels, Matthias Gerung

Apocalypse of John

Sheet for " Apocalypse ," The opening of the sixth seal, Matthias Gerung

Apocalypse of John

Sheet for " Apocalypse ," The seven angels with the trumpets, Matthias Gerung

Apocalypse of John

Sheet for " Apocalypse ," The Turks surrounded by heavenly fire, Matthias Gerung

Apocalypse of John

Sheet for " Apocalypse ," The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, Matthias Gerung

Apocalypse of John

Sheet for " Apocalypse ," The vision of the seven candlesticks, Matthias Gerung

Apocalypse of John

Sheet for " Apocalypse ," The Vision of St. John of God and the elders, Matthias Gerung

Apocalypse of John

Sheet for " Apocalypse ," The vision of the New Jerusalem, Matthias Gerung

Apocalypse of John

Sheet for " Apocalypse ," The destruction of Babylon, Matthias Gerung

Apocalypse of John

Sheet for " Apocalypse ," angels hold the winds on, Matthias Gerung

Apocalypse of John

Sheet for " Apocalypse ," St. John measures the temple, Matthias Gerung

Apocalypse of John

Sheet for " Apocalypse ," St. John consumed the book, Matthias Gerung

Apocalypse of John

Sheet for " Apocalypse ," Battle Of The Archangel and the Dragon, Matthias Gerung

Apocalypse of John

Sheet for " Apocalypse ," complaint about the destruction of Babylon, Matthias Gerung

Apocalypse of John

Sheet for " Apocalypse ," Six Angels shake the anger of God, and fill the ocean , Matthias Gerung

Apocalypse of John

Illustrations to the " Apocalypse ", Albrecht Dürer

Apocalypse of John

Illustration for " Apocalypse ", Albrecht Dürer

Apocalypse of John
Illustration for " Apocalypse ", Albrecht Dürer

Apocalypse of John

Illustration for " Apocalypse ", Albrecht Dürer

Apocalypse of John
Illustration for " Apocalypse ", Albrecht Dürer

Apocalypse of John

Illustration for " Apocalypse ", Albrecht Dürer

Apocalypse of John

Illustration for " Apocalypse ", Albrecht Dürer

Apocalypse of John

Illustration for " Apocalypse ", Albrecht Dürer

Apocalypse of John

Illustration for " Apocalypse ", Albrecht Dürer

Apocalypse of John

Illustration for " Apocalypse ", Albrecht Dürer

Apocalypse of John

Illustration for " Apocalypse ", Albrecht Dürer

Apocalypse of John

Illustration for " Apocalypse ", Albrecht Dürer

Apocalypse of John

Illustration for " Apocalypse ", Albrecht Dürer

Apocalypse of John

Illustration for " Apocalypse ", Albrecht Dürer

Apocalypse of John

Illustration for " Apocalypse ", Albrecht Dürer

Apocalypse of John

Illustration for " Apocalypse ", Albrecht Dürer

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