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3 Baruch

3 Baruch or the Greek Apocalypse of Baruch is a visionary, Jewish pseudepigraphic text thought to have been written after AD 130, perhaps as late as the early 3rd century AD,Harris, Stephen L., Understanding the Bible. [1]

21 relations: Angel, Apocalyptic literature, Baruch ben Neriah, Biblical canon, Book of Baruch, Demon, Greek language, Hades, Jeremiah, Jerusalem, Judaism, Michael (archangel), Nebuchadnezzar II, Old Church Slavonic, Phoenix (mythology), Pseudepigrapha, Stephen L. Harris, Tower of Babel, Trope (literature), 2 Baruch, 4 Baruch.

Angel

An angel is a supernatural being or spirit found in various religions and mythologies.

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Apocalyptic literature

Apocalyptic literature is a genre of prophetical writing that developed in post-Exilic Jewish culture and was popular among millennialist early Christians.

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Baruch ben Neriah

Baruch ben Neriah (Hebrew: ברוך בן נריה Bārūḵ ben Nêrîyāh "Blessed, son of My Candle is God") (c. 6th century BC) was the scribe, disciple, secretary, and devoted friend of the Biblical prophet Jeremiah.

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Biblical canon

A biblical canon, or canon of scripture, is a list of books considered to be authoritative scripture by a particular religious community.

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Book of Baruch

The Book of Baruch, occasionally referred to as 1 Baruch, is called a deuterocanonical book of the Bible.

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Demon

A demon, daemon (from Koine Greek δαιμόνιον daimonion), or fiend is a supernatural, often malevolent being prevalent in religion, occultism, literature, fiction, mythology and folklore.

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Greek language

Greek or Hellenic (Modern Greek: ελληνικά, elliniká, "Greek", ελληνική γλώσσα, ellinikí glóssa, "Greek language") is an independent branch of the Indo-European family of languages, native to the southern Balkans, the Aegean Islands, western Asia Minor, parts of northern and Eastern Anatolia and the South Caucasus, southern Italy, Albania and Cyprus.

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Hades

Hades (ᾍδης or Άͅδης, Háidēs) was the ancient Greek chthonic god of the underworld, which eventually took his name.

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Jeremiah

Jeremiah (Hebrew: יִרְמְיָהוּ, Modern Hebrew: Yirməyāhū, IPA: jirməˈjaːhu, Tiberian: Yirmĭyahu, Greek: Ἰερεμίας, إرميا ''Irmiya''.) meaning "Yah Exalts", also called the "Weeping prophet", was one of the major prophets of the Hebrew Bible (Christian Old Testament).

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Jerusalem

Jerusalem (יְרוּשָׁלַיִם; القُدس), located on a plateau in the Judean Mountains between the Mediterranean and the Dead Sea, is one of the oldest cities in the world.

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Judaism

Judaism (from Iudaismus, derived from Greek Ἰουδαϊσμός, originally from Hebrew, Yehudah, "Judah"; in Hebrew:, Yahadut, the distinctive characteristics of the Judean ethnos) encompasses the religion, philosophy, culture and way of life of the Jewish people.

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Michael (archangel)

Michael ("who is like God?", מִיכָאֵל (pronounced), Micha'el or Mîkhā'ēl; Μιχαήλ, Mikhaḗl; Michael (in the Vulgate); ميخائيل, Mīkhā'īl) is an archangel in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.

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Nebuchadnezzar II

Nebuchadnezzar II (ܢܵܒܘܼ ܟܘܼܕܘܼܪܝܼ ܐܘܼܨܘܼܪ; נְבוּכַדְנֶצַּר; Ancient Greek: Ναβουχοδονόσωρ; Arabic: نِبُوخَذنِصَّر; c. 634 – 562 BC) was a Chaldean king of the Neo-Babylonian Empire, who reigned c. 605 BC – 562 BC.

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Old Church Slavonic

Old Church Slavonic, also known as Old Church Slavic (often abbreviated to OCS; self-name, slověnĭskŭ językŭ), was the first Slavic literary language.

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Phoenix (mythology)

In Greek mythology, a phoenix or phenix (Greek: φοῖνιξ phoinix) is a long-lived bird that is cyclically regenerated or reborn.

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Pseudepigrapha

Pseudepigrapha (also Anglicized as "pseudepigraph" or "pseudepigraphs") are falsely attributed works, texts whose claimed author is represented by a separate author, or a work whose real author attributed it to a figure of the past.

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Stephen L. Harris

Stephen L. Harris (born 1937) is Professor Emeritus of Humanities and Religious Studies at California State University, Sacramento.

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Tower of Babel

The Tower of Babel (or; מִגְדַּל בָּבֶל, Migddal Bāḇēl) is a story told in the Book of Genesis of the Tanakh (also referred to as the Hebrew Bible or the Old Testament) meant to explain the origin of different languages.

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Trope (literature)

A literary trope is the use of figurative language – via word, phrase, or even an image – for artistic effect such as using a figure of speech.

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2 Baruch

2 Baruch is a Jewish pseudepigraphical text thought to have been written in the late 1st century AD or early 2nd century AD, after the destruction of the Temple in AD 70.

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4 Baruch

Fourth Baruch is a pseudepigraphical text of the Old Testament.

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Redirects here:

Greek Apocalypse of Baruch, Third Apocalypse of Baruch.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/3_Baruch

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