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Apocalypse, referring to the revelation of things to come, especially the end of time, in standard Muslim apocalyptic narrative is closely related to that developed in the classical Roman-Byzantine world (herein referred to as Judaeo-Christian apocalypses), first by Jews (cf. the book of Daniel and many other Second Temple era compositions), and t…

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Cook, David B., “Apocalypse”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, THREE, Edited by: Kate Fleet, Gudrun Krämer, Denis Matringe, John Nawas, Everett Rowson. Consulted online on 28 February 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_ei3_COM_0019>
First published online: 2007
First print edition: 9789004150171, 2007, 2007-1

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