Whore of Babylon

A Christian allegorical figure of evil mentioned in the Book of Revelation in the Bible, whose apocalyptic downfall is prophesied to take place at the hands of a beast with seven heads and ten horns.

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  • Whore of Babylon — An 1800s Russian engraving depicting the Whore of Babylon riding the seven headed Beast (a Sirrush) Christian eschatology Eschatology views …   Wikipedia

  • whore\ of\ babylon — A reference back to Revelation 17 where it talks about the great prostitute who was drunk with the blood of the saints. Only it s not biblical in reference at all. Used to describe an exceptionally evil woman who lacks any redeeming qualities,… …   Dictionary of american slang

  • The Whore of Babylon — Californication The Whore of Babylon The Whore of Babylon …   Википедия

  • The Whore of Babylon (Californication) — Infobox Television episode Title = The Whore of Babylon Series = Californication Caption = Season = 1 Episode = 3 Airdate = Start date|2007|08|27 Production = Writer = Tom Kapinos Director = Scott Winant Photographer = Guests = Episode list =… …   Wikipedia

  • the Whore of Babylon — derogatory the Roman Catholic Church Origin: with biblical allusion to Rev. 17:1, 5, etc …   Useful english dictionary

  • Babylon (disambiguation) — Babylon may refer to:Places* Babylon, the capital city of Babylonia in ancient Mesopotamia; present day Al Hillah, Iraq * Babylon (Egypt), an ancient city and Roman legion camp in Egypt * Babylon (town), New York, a town in the United States **… …   Wikipedia

  • Whore (disambiguation) — Whore generally refers to prostitution. Whore(s) may also refer to: * Whore (1991 film), directed by Ken Russell * Whore (2004 film), based on the book Taylor Hofstrand * Whore (2008 film), directed by Thomas Dekker * Whore (album), by Lisa… …   Wikipedia

  • Babylon (New Testament) — The Fall of Babylon to Cyrus the Great c.539 BC, depicted in a medieval tapestry. Babylon occurs in the Christian New Testament both with a literal and a figurative meaning. The famous ancient city, located near Baghdad, was a complete… …   Wikipedia

  • whore — {{11}}whore (n.) O.E. hore prostitute, harlot, from P.Gmc. *khoraz (fem. *khoron ) one who desires (Cf. O.N. hora adulteress, Dan. hore, Swed. hora, Du. hoer, O.H.G. huora whore; in Gothic only in the masc. hors adulterer, fornicator …   Etymology dictionary

  • New Babylon — may refer to: Neo Babylonian Empire (626 BC–539 BC), a period of Mesopotamian history that is also known as the Chaldean Dynasty New Babylon (Constant Nieuwenhuys), the anti capitalist city designed in 1950 by artist architect Constant… …   Wikipedia

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