At all times people were afraid of the apocalypse - the end of the world, the death of all life.
There are many legends in which it is said that with the onset of the apocalypse, all living things will perish, the world will be destroyed.
Riot of nature
Apocalypse, or judgment day - the day of the onsetThe end of the world, when there will be a terrifying natural cataclysm. This concept is related to the revelations of the Apostle John the Theologian in the book of the New Testament, where the apocalypse is a form of fantastic visions describing the terrible struggle between "heavenly warriors" and antichrist.
The apocalypse also describes the rebellious mood of the people. According to legend, there are four horsemen of the apocalypse who will come to this world to destroy it forever. Four horsemen:
- a rider on a white horse, symbolizing plague or pestilence,
- a rider on a red horse, symbolizing war and destruction,
- a rider on a black horse, symbolizing hunger,
- a rider on a pale horse, symbolizing death.
White horse is considered the personification of lies andInjustice. Red horse is a symbol of blood spilled on the battlefield. A horse is a symbol of death and despair. A pale horse represents the skin color of a deceased person.
Victory of the forces of evil
In parallel with the apocalypseArmageddon, although this is by no means synonymous - the concepts are fundamentally different, although they characterize the death of the world. Armageddon - in the Christian religion is the place of the final battle of the forces of good and the forces of evil at the end of all times. According to biblical legends, at this moment all the rulers of the world will come to battle to enter the battle with the devil and his army of evil. In the prophecy it is told that on this day, along with the devil, all those who harm the earth will perish.
In 1998, a fantastic film was shot in the USDirected by the name "Armageddon". In accordance with the storyline, the main characters have to destroy a certain heavenly body, in order to prevent its collision with the Earth. The film turned out to be exciting and interesting, but physicists said that it contains a lot of various errors and inaccuracies. Therefore, the picture received many unpleasant and even negative reviews from critics.
After the release of the film, Armageddon began to call the approach of the death of mankind in the event of a collision of any celestial body with the Earth.
Every few years they promise that there will be an endSveta. Scientists calculate the exact date on the calendars of ancient civilizations, for example, Maya, believing that they are able to predict the apocalypse. But what if modern scientists found only part of the messages of the ancients? What if these calendars do not predict the end of the world? Unfortunately, no one is able to answer these questions, except those who made them.