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Between Birds of Prey #78 – Paradise Lost

This week the focus of Between Birds of Prey is John Milton’s epic poem “Paradise Lost”. This very large poem, first published in 1667, tells the story of the temptation of Adam and Eve by the fallen angel Satan and their expulsion from the Garden of Eden. “I sung of Chaos and Eternal Night, Taught…


Between Birds of Prey #66 – Faust

The episode 66 of Between Birds of Prey is dedicated to the famous german legend of Faust. There are many works of art based on this legend, mainly on literature, for instance Johann Wolfgang von Goethe’s Faust or Doktor Faust by Thomas Mann, but also on paintings, such as A Scholar in His Study by Rembrandt…


Between Birds of Prey #17 – The Lightbearer

This episode of Between Birds of Prey will focus on one of the most hated and misunderstood characters of religious mythology: Lucifer. The word Lucifer, is the latin translation of the hebrew word הֵילֵל, meaning “the morning star, the planet Venus” (or, as an adjective, “light-bearing”), which appears a single time in the bible… Although, during the years,…