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Apocalypse of Daniel
Excerpt from the Lexham Bible Dictionary, the most advanced Bible dictionary.
A nonbiblical, ninth-century ad Greek work attributed pseudonymously to the Old Testament prophet Daniel. Incorporates earlier Jewish and Christian influenced traditions in a discussion of the Byzantine-Arab wars of the eighth century ad, and apocalyptic visions of the end of the world.
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Daniel, Apocalypse of
Apocalypse of Daniel A nonbiblical, ninth-century ad Greek work attributed pseudonymously to the Old Testament prophet Daniel. Incorporates earlier Jewish and Christian influenced traditions in a discussion of the Byzantine-Arab wars of the eighth century ad, and apocalyptic visions of the end of the
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Daniel, Apocalypse of
DANIEL, APOCALYPSE OF. One among several medieval apocalypses (Denis 1970: 309–14) attributed pseudepigraphically to the biblical prophet Daniel or to the Church Father Methodius of Patara. These documents are extant in several different languages, but seem for the most part to have been associated with
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 2, D–G
Daniel, Apocalypse of (Writing)
Daniel, Apocalypse of. A pseudepigraphic document dated to the beginning of the 9th cent. A.D.; one ms attributes it to “Daniel the Prophet,” but another one to “Bishop Methodius” (Methodius of Olympus, bishop in Lycia, died early in the 4th cent.). The work is based largely on the book of Revelation