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History of Paradise: The Garden of Eden in Myth and Tradition Jean Delumeau

History of Paradise: The Garden of Eden in Myth and Tradition

Jean Delumeau

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ISBN : 9780252068805
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288 pages
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Explores the conviction that paradise existed in a precise although unreachable earthly location. Delving into the writings of dozens of medieval and Renaissance thinkers, from Augustine to Dante, this title presents a study of the meaning ofMoreExplores the conviction that paradise existed in a precise although unreachable earthly location. Delving into the writings of dozens of medieval and Renaissance thinkers, from Augustine to Dante, this title presents a study of the meaning of Original Sin and the human yearning for paradise.