Download e-book for kindle: Adamgirk`: The Adam Book of Arak`el of Siwnik`: The Adam by Michael E. Stone

By Michael E. Stone

ISBN-10: 0199204772

ISBN-13: 9780199204779

this is often the 1st English translation of the most important Armenian epic on Adam and Eve composed via Arak'el of Siwnik' within the early 15th century. Arak'el writes tremendous strong 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 will pay a lot recognition to the typology of Adam and Christ, or Adam's sin and dying 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 old, non secular, and literary context.

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