Alpha and Omega
Alpha (Α or α) and Omega (Ω or ω) are the first and last letters of the Greek alphabet. These two letters form a monogram, or symbol together, that represents one of the many names of Jesus Christ.
The name is found in the Book of Revelation in the New Testament of the Bible, which was written in ancient Greek.
Further reading[change | change source]
- Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1907. .
- "Alpha and Omega (in Scripture)" in the Catholic Encyclopedia at newadvent.org
- "Alpha and Omega" at the Jewish Encyclopedia