Adam the Patriarch

detail of the painting of Adam on the Sistine Chapel by MichelangeloMemorial

Profile

First human being. Lived in the Garden of Eden until expelled by God. Married to Eve. Father of Cain, Abel, Seth and other children. Old Testament Patriarch.

Canonized

Patronage

Representation

  • apple
  • receiving life from God
  • serpent
  • with Eve

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Adam the Patriarch“. Saints.SQPN.com. 25 December 2014. Web. 29 December 2014. <>