The Biblical Story Behind The Temptation Of Eve

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The Adam; Eve painting represents the biblical story behind the temptation of Eve. The biblical story of Adam and Eve can be found in the first book of Genesis in the bible. In this story Adam and Eve live in the Garden of Eden and God tells them that they can have any fruit from any tree, except one. Adam and Eve were told to stay away from the tree of knowledge and that if they were to eat the apples from this tree they will know what was good and bad, but ultimately it was their choice. Then one day Satan came to the Garden of Eden and told Eve to eat the apple because it would help her become wiser in knowing the difference between good and evil. Eve fell into Satan’s temptation, disregarding God’s wishes, and went ahead and ate the apple and then allowed for her husband to also eat the apple. The eating of the apple opened their eyes and soon they had to leave the Garden of Eden because they disrespected God. They left the garden and lived extremely difficult lives afterwards. The painting by Giulian di Piero di Simone Bugiardini describes part of this story. In the painting, Giulian di Piero di Simone Bugiardini paints Adam and Eve in an oil canvas. The image is in the Garden of Eden and the artist shows Eve handing the forbidden apple to Adam while the serpent watches. The serpent represents Satan, and since he has the head of Eve, he is showing how not only does evil become incorporated in man, but man becomes incorporated in evil. The image looks static because

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