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Did Ragnarök influence the Apocalypse of John?

The Book of Revelations presents us with a linear cosmology, a straight road that inevitably leads to the Messianic Age. This pattern is shared by all Abrahamic tales of the end times. Ragnarök, on ...
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How did Masih ad-Dajjal lose his eye?

The word 'one-eyed' is not to be taken literally Allah says in the Holy Qur'an "whoever is blind in this world will be blind hereafter". Blindness here evidently means spiritual blindness. Thus ...
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Is the apocalypse prophesied by Hesiod mentioned elsewhere?

This is an interesting idea. At least Ovid appears to take up the prophecy. After narrating the Gold-Bronze Ages, he quickly glides over the Gigantomachy and then discusses the great flood of ...
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Did Ragnarök influence the Apocalypse of John?

Might be considered a digression: If it will be considered as inappropriate, I will gladly remove it. Regarding the Revelation of St. John, let me share fragments of Peter Grey's "The Red Goddess" (...
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Is the apocalypse prophesied by Hesiod mentioned elsewhere?

It is not actually the end times, as there is no universal apocalypse in the Greek canon (so far as I know,) but only a cleansing of the world of the evil race of men. Ovid is probably the best ...
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