Cain and Abel, 16th-century bible

Cain and Abel, 16th-century bible

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Credit: KING'S COLLEGE LONDON/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Cain and Abel. Sequence showing the story of the brothers Cain (here labelled as Caim) and Abel, sons of Adam and Eve, as told in the Book of Genesis in the Judaeo-Christian bible. At upper left, harvested crops are being offered to God. At lower centre, Cain kills Abel. At upper right, Cain is being exiled from Eden by God who has set his mark upon him. This woodcut is from the Biblia Dudesch, a version of the Christian bible that was published in 1522 in Halberstadt, in what is now Germany.

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