Garden of Eden

Unknown artist   -  
Vivian Bible (Latin 1, f. 10v): The creation of Adam and Eve, the Temptation and the Exile from the Garden of Eden

Upper register: God converses with Adam, God puts Adam to sleep, God present Eve to Adam.

Middle register: Eve converses with the serpent and Adam eats the forbidden fruit, the couple hide in the garden and God confronts them

Lower register: Now clothed, the couple are banished from the garden by an angel and they perform their new tasks – Eve raising children and Adam working the soil 


Note:  Search the Picture source for Latin 1, f. 10v

Source: Genesis 2 - 3  |  Portion: Bereshit
Color illumination
Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Paris
Date : c. 850
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