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The eerie historical visions that predict the apocalypse

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The eerie historical visions that predict the apocalypse

BBC Culture - By Rebecca Laurence

The Augsburg Book of Miraculous Signs reveals a 16th Century society gripped by anxieties that we can relate to in the 21st Century, writes Rebecca Laurence. Giant locusts swarm around a jagged aquamarine mountain. Great whales and strange beasts flounder amid stormy seas. Inky skies rain hailstones …

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