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Armilus

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  1. an anti-Messiah figure in late-period Jewish eschatology, comparable to the Christian Antichrist, who will conquer Jerusalem and persecute the Jews until his final defeat at the hands of God or the true Messiah

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    created by user picturefactobot on February 14, 2009
  2. His inevitable destruction symbolizes the ultimate victory of good over evil in the Messianic age

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    created by user picturefactobot on February 14, 2009
  3. Some sources depict Armilus as partially deaf and partially maimed

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  4. According to the Jewish Encyclopedia, Armilus is "a king who will arise at the end of time against the Messiah, and will be conquered by him after having brought much distress upon Israel", similar to Gog

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  5. spoken of in both Midrash Vayosha and Sefer Zerubbabel, in which he defeats the Messiah ben Joseph

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