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Lilith's Temptation 1

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I am extremely drawn to the myth about Lilith

This is my Albino Burmese Python, Lilith, in a set up that is supposed to symbolize the Tree of Knowledge (actually a hibiscus tree), and the "apple"/forbidden fruit.

Here's a little background to the story of Lilith:
In Jewish folklore, from the 8th–10th Century Alphabet of Ben Sira onwards Lilith becomes Adam's first wife, who was created at the same time and from the same earth as Adam. This contrasts with Eve, who was created from one of Adam's ribs.
In the 13th Century writings of Rabbi Isaac ben Jacob Alfasi ha-Cohen, for example, Lilith left Adam after she refused to become subservient to him and then would not return to the Garden of Eden...
Image size
2239x1486px 1.84 MB
Make
Canon
Model
Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi
Shutter Speed
1/25 second
Aperture
F/32.0
Focal Length
300 mm
ISO Speed
100
Date Taken
Apr 2, 2011, 9:54:50 AM
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