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Author De Jonge, Marinus

Title Life of Adam and Eve and Related Literature
Published London : Continuum International Pub. Group, 1997


Description 1 online resource (105 pages)
Series Guides to the Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha
Guides to the Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha
Contents Contents; Preface; Abbreviations; 1. The Most Recent Editions and the Contents of the Different Versions of the Life of Adam and Eve; 2. The Relationships between the Various Versions and Text-Forms; 3. Constitutive Elements and Main Themes in the Various Versions of the Life of Adam and Eve; 4. Provenance and Date; 5. Secondary Adam Literature; Select Bibliography; Index of References; Index of Authors
Summary The Life of Adam and Eve once belonged to the most popular literature in the Christian world. Retelling the Genesis 3 story, it gives an elaborate description of Adam's death and his assumption to Paradise in the third heaven. His continued existence, as well as his future resurrection, are as much a paradigm for humanity as his transgression, condemnation and death. For a long time attention was focused on the Greek and Latin versions only. More recently, editions of Georgian and Armenian versions have become available, occupying a middle position between the Greek and the Latin. This new mat
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 95-98) and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Adam und Eva.
SUBJECT Life of Adam and Eve -- Criticism, interpretation, etc
Life of Adam and Eve. fast (OCoLC)fst01369918
Vita Adam et Evae. idszbz
Bible. A.T. Apocryphes Vie d'Adam et Ève -- Critique, interprétation, etc. ram
Subject Future life -- Early works to 1800
Eschatology -- Early works to 1800
Guilt -- Early works to 1800
Salvation -- Early works to 1800.
RELIGION -- Biblical Studies.
Future life.
Leven van Adam en Eva (apocrief)
Genre/Form Early works.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Tromp, Johannes
ISBN 9780567341228