Classical expectations are reinforced in the Bible, but clearly fade by New Testament times, when Jesus uses attitudes towards Samaritans in his teaching. By the 19th century, hospitality has been lost.
From the city, through rolling fields and small villages, climbing gradually along valleys to reach rugged mountain passes.
Milton’s own book-by-book summary with a selection of the finest paintings and illustrations, and links to individual articles.
At the start of the 20th century, he painted huge canvases for major public buildings, including a series for Toulouse’s palatial capitol.
The last years of the nineteenth century were highly productive, with landscapes and Symbolist works too.
Painting Symbolist works in Divisionist style, he’s normally excluded from both movements, despite his success at the time.
Account of the creation of the world, and of Adam in God’s image. Illustrations by William Blake, Gustave Doré and John Martin.
More superb paintings from the end of the nineteenth century, including the amazing Martin’s unique merger of Symbolism and Divisionism.
Inn which Satan’s council agrees to look for the Garden of Eden, where another kind of creature is to be created. Paintings by William Blake, engravings Doré and others.
Summary of Satan and the bad angels being cast down to Hell, and Satan arousing the rebels to join in a council in Pandemonium.