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Monk’s Beatus Apocalypses Warned of The End of the World

Based on interpretations of the Book of Revelations, the Commentary on the Apocalypses, written between 776 and 784 by visionary monk Beatus of Liébana, were a series of manuscripts that foretold the end of the world. Produced deep into the Islamic conquest of Spain in the 8th century, the apocalyptic themes were fervently reinforced by […]

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