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Book of Revelation: Events Surrounding the Apostle John's Writings

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John, who wrote the Bible's Book of Revelation, was the longest living Apostle; as such, he witnessed extraordinary changes in the political, social, religious, and economic world. The following historical events were significant to John the Apostle and his audience:

  • First outbreak of persecution against Christians by Nero (64 CE)

  • Paul and Peter are martyred at Rome (67–68 CE)

  • Jerusalem is sacked and the second Temple burns (70 CE)

  • The emperor Domitian accepts worship as a god (81–96 CE)

  • John is exiled to Patmos (90–95 CE)

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