The Book of Revelation of the New Testament is an example of the Apocalypse.
Armageddon is an example of an apocalypse.
The early development of Perl 6 was punctuated by a series of apocalypses by Larry Wall.
Apocalypses of Adam and Abraham (Epiphanius) and of Elias (Jerome) are also mentioned.
Origin of apocalypse
- Middle English Apocalipse from Late Latin Apocalypsis from Greek apokalupsis revelation, Apocalypse from apokaluptein to uncover apo- apo- kaluptein to cover kel-1 in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Latin apocalypsis, from Ancient Greek ἀποκάλυψις (apokalupsis, “revelation”), from ἀπό (apo, “away”) and καλύπτω (kaluptō, “I cover”).
- From Ancient Greek ἀποκάλυψις (apokalupsis, “revelation”).