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THE MEDIEVAL WORLD WAS HIGHLY CONSCIOUS OF A NOTION OF TIME WHICH TENDED TOWARDS AN END. NATURE AND SOCIETY WERE FOUNDED ON THIS PRINCIPLE AND MEN COULD ONLY PREPARE FOR THIS ULTIMATE EVENTUALITY

APOCALYPSE AND ESCHATOLOGY

  1. The concept of eschatological time: The World Will End in 6000 Years
  2. The Age of the World: The Gifts of Nature Have not Entirely Rotted Away
  3. Pilgrimage and Apocalypse: Comets in the sky appeared and countless went in pilgrimage
  4. Relics and the End of Time: We venerate the saints in their bodies or better in their relics
  5. The Scallop Shell: It is not without reason that the pilgrims returning from the threshold of Saint James bear shells
  6. Monasteries and the Feudal Order: There Are Those Who Pray
  7. Compostela and the Mission of the Apostles: The End of the World
  8. Constantine, Charlemagne and the Book of Daniel: As the knowledge of one God was imparted to all men, a single sovereign arose for the entire Roman empire and a deep peace took hold of all
  9. Arab Invasion and Apocalypse: Beatus of Liebana
  10. Iconography: Elders of the Apocalypse: Having every one of them harps, and golden vials full of odours, which are the prayers of the saints
  11. The Legend of the Last Roman Emperor: This will be the end and the consummation of the Empire of the Romans and the Christians
  12. Oloron-Sainte-Marie: At the foot of the mountain on the Gascon side

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