on-þræc

on-þræc, adj: horrible, dreadful.

apocalypse

Image: ‘The Welles Apocalypse’, England 14th century (BL, Royal 15 D II, fol. 174v). St. John sees the false prophet preaching in favor of the beasts. From their mouths come frogs, symbol of their impurity and heterodoxy.

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