Visions of the End: Apocalyptic Traditions in the Middle Ages – by Bernard McGinn

Visions of the End - Book Cover

” From millenarists to Antichrist hunters, from the Sibyls to the Hussites, Visions of the End is a monumental compendium spanning the literature of the Christian apocalyptic tradition from the period A.D. 400 to 1500, masterfully selected and complete with a comprehensive introduction and new preface.”

Topics include:
1. Tibertine Sibyl & Oracle of Baalbek
2. Pseudo-Ephraem
3. Gregory the Great Homoly on Ezekiel Ch. 2
4. Greek Apocalypse on the “Vision of the Prophet Daniel”
5. Pseudo-Methodius & the “Last Roman Emperor” Legend
6. The remainder of the book focuses on Western Apocalyptic Traditons from the 1200s to 1500s
The 1979 edition can be downloaded here:

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