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Published: 13 July 2017

368 Pages | 120 images; two 16-page colour plate sections


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.
  • Shows the different meanings and significance the themes of the Book of Revelation have had for believers and non-believers through the ages.
  • Glossary of theological and art historical terms.