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Synopsis of the Books of Adam and Eve

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A revision of the synopsis first published by the editors in 1994. The Greek, Latin, Armenian, Georgian, and Slavonic texts are presented in their original forms and English translations are provided for each language's version. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781555409647
  • Publisher: Scholars Press
  • Publication date: 3/28/1994
  • Pages: 88

Table of Contents

1 Authority over Animals [Slavonic only] 1
2 Expulsion 1
3 Cheirograph [Slavonic only] 4
4 Penitence and Second Temptation 4
5 Fall of the Satan 10
6 Separation of Adam and Eve 14
7 Death of Abel 19
8 Adam's Vision [Latin only] 23
9 Illness of Adam 24
10 Adam's Story of the Fall 26
11 Command to Retrieve the Oil 29
12 Quest of Eve and Seth for the Oil: Encounter with Beast 30
13 Quest of Eve and Seth for the Oil: Arrival at Paradise 33
14 Quest of Eve and Seth for the Oil: Michael's Reply 34
15 Quest of Eve and Seth for the Oil: Return to Adam 35
16 Quest of Eve and Seth for the Oil: Adam's Rebuke of Eve 36
17 Eve's Story of the Fall: The Portions of Adam and Eve in Paradise 37
18 Eve's Story of the Fall: Satan's Encounter with the Serpent 38
19 Eve's Story of the Fall: Serpents Approach to Paradise 40
20 Eve's Story of the Fall: Temptation of Eve 42
21 Eve's Story of the Fall: Entrance of the Snake into Paradise 44
22 Eve's Story of the Fall: Eve's Recognition of her Sin 46
23 Eve's Story of the Fall: Temptation of Adam 47
24 Eve's Story of the Fall: Entry of God into Paradise 49
25 Eve's Story of the Fall: Judgment of Adam, Eve, and the Serpent 51
26 Eve's Story of the Fall: Adam's Plea for Mercy 55
27 Eve's Story of the Fall: Expulsion 57
28 Death of Adam 59
29 Eve's Confession 61
30 Angelic Liturgy 62
31 Assumption Adam to Paradise 66
32 Adam and Abel's Funerary Rites 68
33 Two Stelae Legend [Latin only] 72
34 Eve's Prayer to join Adam 73
35 Eve's Funeral and Epilogue 75
36 History of the Stelae [Latin only] 76
37 Octipartite Adam [Latin only] 76
38 Place of Adam's Creation [Latin only] 76
39 Adam's Name [Latin only] 76
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