By Michael E. Stone

this can be the 1st English translation of the foremost Armenian epic on Adam and Eve composed by way of Arak'el of Siwnik' within the early 15th century. Arak'el writes tremendous robust narrative poetry, as in his description of the brilliance of paradise, of Satan's mustering his hosts opposed to Adam and Eve, and Eve's internal fight among obedience to God and Satan's seduction. In components the epic is in discussion shape among Adam, Eve, and God. It additionally can pay a lot awareness to the typology of Adam and Christ, or Adam's sin and demise and Christ's crucifixion. by means of implication, this tale, from an jap Christian culture, is the tale of all people, and bears comparability with later biblical epics, akin to Milton's Paradise Lost. Michael E. Stone's model preserves a stability among literary felicity and faithfulness to the unique. His advent units the paintings and its writer in historic, non secular, and literary context.

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