The climax: Satan enters the serpent, and tempts Eve to eat the forbidden fruit of the tree of knowledge. Adam and Eve are undone.
Was a primordial deity, attendant at Aphrodite’s birth, or her son by Ares/Mars? When did he get his bow and arrows? Answered in fine paintings.
In which Adam is warned again not to eat the fruit of the tree of Knowledge, and recalls how Eve was made from his rib.
Account of the creation of the world, and of Adam in God’s image. Illustrations by William Blake, Gustave Doré and John Martin.
Some of the greatest figurative artists including Botticelli, Titian, Poussin, Boucher, Ingres, Moreau, and Joseph Stella.
In which Raphael tells Adam and Eve how Satan was defeated and cast out of heaven, falling with his rebel angels into Hell.
Primordial deity of the sky, and his son, better known by his Latin name of Saturn, and strange stories painted by Rubens, Goya and others.
On waking, Eve tells Adam of her dream of Satan tempted her to eat the forbidden fruit. Raphael sent to ensure Adam understands the dangers of Satan.
Daughter of Uranus and Gaia, and mother of the nine Muses, she has seldom been painted on her own, except by Rossetti.
In which Satan enters the Garden of Eden, where he watches Adam and Eve. He decides to lure them to eat from the forbidden tree, but is caught trying to tempt Eve in her sleep.