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 +[[Image:Serpent as Lilith in Michelangelo Adam and Eve cycle of the Sistine Chapel Ceiling.jpg |thumb|right|200px|Detail of ''[[Adam and Eve: temptation and banishment (Sistine Chapel ceiling by Michelangelo)|Adam and Eve: temptation and banishment]]'' by [[Michelangelo]], showing the [[Serpent (symbolism)|serpent]].]]
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In the book of [[Genesis]], the place where [[Adam]] and [[Eve]] first lived after being created by [[God]]. In the book of [[Genesis]], the place where [[Adam]] and [[Eve]] first lived after being created by [[God]].

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In the book of Genesis, the place where Adam and Eve first lived after being created by God.

Eden in art

Garden of Eden motifs most frequently portrayed in illuminated manuscripts and paintings are the "Sleep of Adam" ("Creation of Eve"), the "Temptation of Eve" by the Serpent, the "Fall of Man" where Adam takes the fruit, and the "Expulsion". The idyll of "Naming Day in Eden" was less often depicted. Much of Milton's Paradise Lost occurs in the Garden of Eden. Michelangelo depicted a scene at the Garden of Eden in the Sistine Chapel ceiling.

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