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Adam (Vita Adae et Evae)
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The Life of Adam and Eve, originally written in Greek (former title “Apocalypse of Moses”), was translated in Armenian (“Penitence of Adam”), Georgian, Latin (“Vita Adae et Evae”), and Slavonian; its thoroughgoing reception history in the medieval age includes widespread traditions in France, England, Ireland, and Denmark (see Murdoch, 2009). G. Ander…

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Meiser, Martin, “Adam (Vita Adae et Evae)”, in: Brill Encyclopedia of Early Christianity Online, General Editor David G. Hunter, Paul J.J. van Geest, Bert Jan Lietaert Peerbolte. Consulted online on 23 September 2023 <>
First published online: 2018

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