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Inis Patmos, Panionion, Litois
An island in Greece where the Book of Revelation, a metaphor of the battle between good and evil, was written according to legend. Considered an allegory and not an actual event by mainstream Christians. The number of the beast 666 is Hebrew for Nero, Caesar, Roman persecuters of Christians. The woman of Babylon is pagan Rome. Inscriptions at the Temple of Apostle John, 5 B.C, say the island sank under the sea. The goddess Litois met Selini who was in love with Evdimiona at the temple of the Goddess. Evdimiona raised the island from the bottom of the sea. During the Peloponesesian war in 428 B.C. the Lakedemonians fled to the island, hunted by the Athenians under the command of general Pachi. After that the 2nd Roman Empire conquered the island and used it as a jail for convicts. Roman emperor Titus Flavius Domitianus exiled the Apostle John to the island in 95 A.C. During the 18 months sentence Apostle John lived in the cave of Agia Anna as a hermit and under the influence of his visions, he wrote the Apocalypse. (33, 38)
Mother goddess shrines were discovered from the Paleolithic Era. In the Bronze Age gods and goddesses were born from her. Indo-Europeans (Aryans) and Semites conquered Europe, Mesopotamia, Anatolia, Canaan, and the Indus Valley in the Iron Age and imposed their patriarchal mythology of warrior sky gods (e.g. thunder, lightning, air, fire, and storm) onto the people. Goddesses were transformed, re-interpreted, or suppressed as necessary. For a list of Celtic Gods and Goddesses see my Faery Page (28)

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