Monday, January 19, 2009

Babylon: The Megas Pornē Riding on the Fourth Beast

19 January 2009: In my continuing in-depth research there is a considerable amount of Macedonian/Greek reference, in particular as it applies to both Antiochus IV Epiphanes (of Antioch, Seleucid Empire circa 167 BC) and a descendant of his, Gaius Julius Antiochus IV Epiphanes, circa 70 AD, (a/k/a Antiochus IV Commagene as referenced by Flavius Josephus in his history "The Wars Of The Jews." These two, the latter in particular, were prototypical or templates of the coming Antichrist. The ultimate common ancestor of both of these ancient Greek/Macedonian kings is one of Alexander the Great's Macedonian Generals (Diadochi) named Seleucus. Seleucus founded the Seleucid Empire (one of four rump Empires carved from Alexander's Empire) upon the death of Alexander and took for himself the title Seleucus I Nicator, in a fulfillment of prophecy as foretold by the Hebrew prophet Daniel.

The currency seen above is the current Greek 2 Euro coin minted in 2002, which has a certain prophetic meaning relative to Revelation 17:1. It features the Megas Pornē (Great Harlot - one who yields herself to defilement for the sake of gain) riding upon a beast. The beast featured on the coin is not identical that the scarlet-colored beast of seven heads and ten horns of Revelation 17:3.

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