The Book of Revelation , also called Revelation to John or Apocalypse of John , is the last canonical book of the New Testament in the Christian Bible. It is the only biblical book that is almost wholly composed of apocalyptic literature. Other apocalypses popular in the early Christian era did not achieve canonical status, although 2 Esdras (The Apocalypse of Ezra) is canonical in the Russian Orthodox and Ethiopian Orthodox Churches.
Previous (White-collar crime) Next (White Rose) The north façade of the White House , seen from Pennsylvania Avenue The White House is the residence and official office of the president of the United States. The White House is located on 18 acres of land at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue N.W. in Washington, D.
Elisha ben Abuyah (Hebrew: אלישע בן אבויה) (spelled variously, including Elisha ben Avuya ), also known as Acher (אחר meaning the "Other One" or "outcast"), was a rabbi and Jewish religious authority born in Jerusalem sometime before 70 C.E. When he adopted a worldview considered heretical by his fellow Tannaim , the rabbis of the Talmud refrained from relating teachings in his name and he was condemned for apostasy.
Saint Patrick (fifth century C.E.) was a Christian missionary involved in the evangelization of Ireland. Born in Britain but captured as a youth by Irish warriors, it is said that Patrick was called by God to escape from his slavery. He fled to mainland Europe where he studied at a monastery to become a missionary.
Previous (Japanese art) Next (Japanese folklore and mythology) Japanese cinema (映画; Eiga ) has a history that spans more than one hundred years. It is the source of the following signature genres and subgenres: Anime (Japanese Animation, which unlike most western cartoons is not always aimed at children), Jidaigeki (period pieces featuring samurai and sword fighting), Cult Horror Films (such as The Ring and Battle Royale, known in the west as J-Horror), Kaiju (monster films such as Gojira ), Pink films (soft-core pornographic films often more socially-engaged and aesthetically well-crafted than simple pornography), and Yakuza films (about Japanese mobsters).
Goa Velha ("Velha" means old in Portuguese), referring to a census town in North Goa district in the Indian state of Goa. Goa had been under Portuguese rule from 1510 and became the administrative seat of Portuguese India, although the Viceroy transferred his residence in 1759 to the future capital, Panaji (then Pangim).