The Greek term apokalypsis led to apocalypsea word from late Latin, and then came to Castilian as apocalypse. The concept is often used with reference to finish or the collapse of world.
For example: “If the human being continues to act in this way, the apocalypse awaits us”, “When the apocalypse comes, I want to be at peace with myself and with my neighbors”, “I don’t believe in the apocalypse: somehow, all of this will always continue to work”.
It is known as Apocalypse either Book of Revelations to the final section of New Testament. It is a book of Bible which has a prophetic style, since it anticipates a series of events that will take place in the future.
Because of its large number of symbolisms, the Apocalypse is a construction site subject to multiple interpretations. In fact, the Apocalypse can be understood in different ways according to the school of thought or faith.
At a general level, apocalypticism is called the position of the Judaismthe Islamthe Christianity and others religions regarding the imminence of an apocalypse that will end the world as we know it and that will give way to a new stage after the return or appearance of a savior. In this framework, the apocalypse is understood as an act of divine justice since men will be subjected to Final judgment.
In everyday language, the apocalypse is mentioned as a catastrophe that endangers the existence or the condition of things: “The resignation of the president, at this moment, would be the apocalypse”, “A new world war would cause an apocalypse”.
as proper name, Apocalypse (either In Sabah Nur) is a fictional character belonging to the stories of the X men (X Men), a series published by the company marvel comics. It was created and designed by Louise Simonson and Walter Simonson, respectively; its first appearance took place in 1986. In addition to the field of comic booksApocalypse has appeared in cartoon series, movies, video games, trading cards, and board games, among other products.
Apocalypse is one of the villains most powerful of X men, and enjoys great popularity among fans. He is a mutant over five millennia old, hailing from Akkaba, Egypt. His parents abandoned him when he was still a child, out of fear of his appearance, characterized by bluish lips and grayish skin. A demon named Baal saw the potential in him and decided to rescue him; he baptized him In Sabah Nur and raised him as his own son.
His new tutor taught him that only the fittest can surviveand this principle seems to be present throughout his life, as Nur achieves mastery through adaptation. Abandonment, desolation and disappointment are common elements in his early years, and it is from so much suffering that one day he unleashes all his power and changes his name to Apocalypse, to start a new stage.
The millennia pass, and Apocalypse travels around the world, getting various civilizations in history to worship him as a god, and manipulates them to test their strength. One of the most attractive aspects of this character is his ability to transform and enhance his abilities, something he learns from a very advanced alien civilization.
In 2016, a film titled X-Men: Apocalypse, directed by Bryan Singer and starring James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Rose Byrne and Oscar Isaac, among others. Given the impossibility of compressing all the history of this intricate character in less than three hours, it is a rough adaptation that focuses on his awakening after thousands of years of inactivity.