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Souls Tormented in Purgatory. Miniature from The Hours of Catherine of Cleves, a century manuscript illustrated by an artist known as the Master of Catherine of Cleves ca.

Eve      Name Means "Life-giving."      Also Known As- Woman (Genesis 2:23).      Home- Originally the Garden of Eden, from which she and Adam were expelled after they disobeyed God's command.      Family- Was the wife of Adam; mother of three known sons: Cain, Abel, and Seth, as well as many unnamed sons and daughters.        Best Known As- The first woman, and the person who first tasted of the forbidden fruit from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil (Genesis 3:1-6).

Beautiful yet sorrowful painting of Eve (in the garden) by Anna Lea Merritt.this seems to tell the story of Eve's shame and pain before she realized how much her Father loved her.

Lilith - by John Collier, 1887. In Jewish folklore, Lilith becomes Adam's first wife, who was created at the same time and from the same earth as Adam. This contrasts with Eve, who was created from one of Adam's ribs. The legend was greatly developed during the Middle Ages. In the 13th Century writings of Rabbi Isaac ben Jacob ha-Cohen, for example, Lilith left Adam after she refused to become subservient to him.

John Collier - Lilith -- In folklore Lilith was the first wife of Adam made of Earth as Adam. When she refused to be submissive she was banished from The Garden of Eden and Adam was given Eve. Eve was made from his rib to ensure her obedience to Adam.

Edward Burne-Jones, The Tree of Forgiveness, 1881-82

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