Adam the Patriarch

detail of the image of Adam from 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

MLA Citation

  • “Adam the Patriarch“. CatholicSaints.Info. 22 April 2015. Web. 2 June 2015. <>