The Armenian Apocalyptic Tradition: A Comparative by Kevork B. Bardakjian, Sergio La Porta

By Kevork B. Bardakjian, Sergio La Porta

The Armenian Apocalyptic culture: A Comparative viewpoint includes a suite of essays on apocalyptic literature within the Armenian culture. This assortment is extraordinary in its topic and scope and employs a comparative process that situates the Armenian apocalyptic culture inside a broader context. the subjects during this quantity comprise the position of apocalyptic literature and apocalypticism within the conversion of the Armenians to Christianity, apocalyptic ideology and holy warfare, the importance of the publication of Daniel in Armenian suggestion, the reception of the Apocalypse of Ps.-Methodius in Armenian, the function of apocalyptic literature in political ideologies, and the expression of apocalypticism within the visible arts.

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Van Ginkel, H. M. van Lint, 35–44. Leuven: Peeters. ———. 2007. ” Mus 120:163–223. section I Jewish and Iranian Currents in the Armenian Apocalyptic Tradition ‥ The Origin and Legacy of the Jewish Apocalyptic Tradition Gabriele Boccaccini My task in this brief contribution is to offer a prologue to this Armenian conference, highlighting some relevant aspects of ancient Jewish apocalypticism. The rationale is obvious. 1 No discourse on Christian apocalypticism (in its many forms and expressions) can therefore be developed without considering the legacy of Second Temple Jewish apocalypticism.

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