Illuminated Apocalypse manuscripts: The Antichrist and his followers
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Illuminated Apocalypse manuscripts: The Antichrist and his followers

A major figure of illuminated Apocalypse manuscripts is that of Antichrist. Illustrated in many manuscripts from the thirteenth century, Antichrist was a figure of fear and desolation which Mediaeval Christians were taught was going to come before the Last Judgement and attempt to corrupt them, and the rest of the earth. Antichrist, as the name … Continue reading