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Published: 13 September 2017

368 Pages | 120 illus.; two 16-page color sections

9.2 x 6.0 inches

ISBN: 9780198779278

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Picturing the Apocalypse

The Book of Revelation in the Arts over Two Millennia

Natasha O'Hear and Anthony O'Hear

  • A reader-friendly explanation of Revelation and its key themes
  • Includes 120 illustrations, from all different periods and genres, giving insight into the many different ways this text has stimulated and provoked artistic responses over the ages
  • Unique format whereby Revelation has been divided into ten well-known themes
  • Each themed-chapter is built around copious relevant and illuminating illustrations of the theme in question ranging from the twelfth to the twenty-first century
  • Glossary of theological and art historical terms
  • Shows the different meanings and significance the themes of the Book of Revelation have had for believers - and non-believers - through the ages

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