the adjectival form, refers to a visionary, "biblical style"
of writing about eschatological matters or to "influences from apocalypticism
or from one or more apocalypses.'
of apocalyptic literature below therefore includes not only apocalypses,
but also commentaries on them and works with a strong emphasis on apocalyptic
ideas. Old English texts are not included, since they are grouped in a
table in 'Anglo-Saxon Literature', but some Anglo-Saxon texts in Latin,
such as Bede's
Explanatio Apocalypsis are sorted under the title 'Other' in this
on the titles lead either to commentaries or translation of the individual
works. They will be completed in due course. This collection is by no
means complete, and the tables will also grow gradually.