Monday, February 18, 2019

"Daphnis and Chloe in the Garden of Eden"

BIBLE HISTORY DAILY: Lovers’ Tale. A closer look at Daphnis and Chloe in the Garden of Eden.
In “Daphnis and Chloe in the Garden of Eden” in the July/August 2013 issue of Biblical Archaeology Review, Theodore Feder explores how a second-century pagan love story alludes to the Biblical tale of Adam and Eve. In this post, delve deeper into the story with passages from the pagan romance, their Biblical counterparts and images of artistic representations of the lovers and their idyllic garden.
Noted belately for Valentine's Day.

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