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something disclosed, especially something not previously known or realized

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a cosmic cataclysm in which God destroys the ruling powers of evil

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The root meaning of the word apokalypsis is "unveiling or "disclosure," thus presenting a catastrophic event with the potential for the revelation or a particular understanding.
As a term, "apocalypse," from the Greek apokalypsis or "unveiling," addresses the function of such narratives to reveal visions rather than to predict world-ending events (for which a different Greek word, eschaton or "end," might be more appropriate).
7) La palabra apocalipsis viene del griego apokalypsis (revelacion), que conjuga la particula de negacion a con la raiz kalypto (cubrir, ocultar), raiz que reconoce en su nominacion a la ninfa Calipso, quien oculto a Odiseo durante siete anos (ver Parkinson 22).
Written in Koine Greek, its title is derived from the first word of the text, apokalypsis, meaning "unveiling" or "revelation".
The Greek apokalypsis suggests an uncovering or an unveiling.