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  Paradise Lost - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Paradise Lost (1667) is an epic poem by the 17th century English poet John Milton.
His pure reason and intellect are lost as a result of the fall, Man never being able again to converse with angels as near-equal (as he did with Raphael) but forever one-sided (as he did with Michael after the fall).
The analogy Milton makes in Paradise Lost is one of light: God is like the sun, the essence of light, while the Son is like the rays of the sun, an "effluence" of light.
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 Paradise Lost (band) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Paradise Lost are a heavy metal band formed in 1988 in Halifax, UK.
Along with countrymates Anathema and My Dying Bride, they are credited for creating the subgenre known as "doom/death" metal.
Paradise Lost's line-up has remained remarkably consistent for a long-standing heavy metal band, consisting of singer Holmes, guitarists Greg Mackintosh and Aaron Aedy, and bassist Steve Edmonson.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Paradise_Lost_(band)   (285 words)

 Paradise Lost
The brilliant movement, imagery and scope; that can hypnotise an atheist and set Christian critics at loggerheads; is all part of the grand debate, in which several voices argue their points and logic finally reveals the truth.
Paradise Lost was published in 1667, twelve 'books' 'freed of the troublesome and modern bondage to rhyme'.
Paradise Regained was said by Milton in the preface to be the result of a friend's vastly predictable joke.
www.tabula-rasa.info /DarkAges/ParadiseLost.html   (1738 words)

 Amazon.com: Paradise Lost and Paradise Regained (Signet Classics (Paperback)): Books: John Milton   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Not a lot people know that 'Paradise Lost' has as a much lesser known companion piece 'Paradise Regained'; of course, it was true during Milton's time as it is today that the more harrowing and juicy the story, the better it will likely be remembered and received.
Paradise Lost has a certain oral-epic quality to it, and for good reason.
Jesus, as narrated in "Paradise Regained," is the exemplary resister of Temptation, rejecting Satan's offer of world domination and his challenges to test his faith in God by turning stones to bread and casting himself from the top of the temple's spire.
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 Paradise Lost: Archives
In Paradise Lost Eve develops as a wife because she learns the value of submissiveness and humility - characteristics which Christians believe to be basic to a happy home and a happy life.
The premise of Paradise Lost is rooted in apocalypticism, in that the loss of Paradise in Eden sets up a chain of events which culminates in the fulfilling of these prophecies.
For Paradise Lost: Discuss the representation of Pandemonium, from the standpoint of its relation to Heaven and to earth in time to come.
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 Paradise Lost: The Child Murders at Robin Hood Hills (1996) (TV)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Paradise Lost: The Child Murders at Robin Hood Hills
The question at hand in the film Paradise Lost is not as much did these three teenagers commit this heinous act, but rather was there enough evidence to convict them for the murders.
His IQ is low but he has no previous records of any type of behavior that would associate him with murder.
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 Milton’s Paradise Lost   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
It may be (and some have suggested this point) that in Paradise Lost we can feel the weight of his massive disappointment with the return of all those ancient authorities he had spent his lifetime combating.
The arguments about Paradise Lost commonly begin by focusing on two aspects of the poem: first, the poetic style and, second, the handling of the story (including the nature of the main characters and the development of doctrine).
For Paradise Lost is, before anything else, a dramatic story in which a cast of characters enacts a dramatic conflict with a beginning, middle, and end.
www.mala.bc.ca /~johnstoi/Eng200/milton.htm   (10574 words)

 BLABBERMOUTH.NET - PARADISE LOST To Appear In 'Gothic Rock' Documentary
PARADISE LOST's latest album, entitled "Paradise Lost", was released in the U.S. last November via Abacus Recordings.
New paradise lost is just crap compared to their old stuff, I think, but they made an undeniably unique sound, and they do deserve all the credit for it.
Paradise Lost sound nothing like The Sisters Of Mercy, Fields Of The Nephilim, Bauhaus etc or even modern goth-rock bands like The 69 Eyes.
www.roadrunnerrecords.com /blabbermouth.net/news.aspx?mode=Article&newsitemID=47109   (710 words)

 Paradise Lost Study Guide / Paradise Lost Summary
Milton begins his epic poem Paradise Lost with an invocation to a muse.
He does this for two reasons: he believes the muse will help him write, and invoking a muse is a convention of epic poems such as Homer's Iliad and Virgil's Aeneid.
This is an example of the ways in which Satan and his followers attempt to mimic the glory and splendor of heaven in hell.
www.bookrags.com /notes/pl/PART1.htm   (280 words)

 Amazon.ca: Paradise Lost: An Authoritative Text, Backgrounds and Sources, Criticism: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Obviously, reading Paradise Lost is a daunting task for anyone who isn't a religious historian and without the Norton Critical edition, I might not have finished the epic at all (which would be much of a loss, not only in my grades.)
Paradise Lost was not part of my core curriculum in science and mathematics.
Paradise Lost is difficult, it is long, and full appreciation requires an understanding of the historical and religious context.
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/0393962938   (1793 words)

 Paradise Lost by John Milton: A searchable online version at The Literature Network
Considered by many scholars to be one of the greatest poems of the English language, Paradise Lost tells the biblical story of the fall from grace of Adam and Eve (and, by extension, all humanity) in language that is a supreme achievement of rhythm and sound.
Many other works of art have been inspired by Paradise Lost, notably Joseph Haydn's oratorio "The Creation" (1798) and John Keats's long poem "Endymion." Milton wrote a companion piece, Paradise Regained, in 1671, which dramatizes the temptation of Christ.
I have read Paradise Lost probably 12 times in full and many more excerpted or partial readings.
www.online-literature.com /milton/paradiselost   (1677 words)

 The Milton-L Home Page
There are two primary editions of Paradise Lost.
There are a number of reasons why both editions hold value for Miltonists today, though most printed editions of Paradise Lost are based upon the 1674 edition.
John Geraghty has scanned one edition of Paradise Lost and is working on another edition.
www.richmond.edu /~creamer/milton/pl.html   (131 words)

 Uxoriousness, Genesis, and John Milton's Paradise Lost   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In Paradise Lost, however, Milton adds details to the Genesis account that undercut the implied equality of Adam and Eve and emphasize Adam's uxoriousness, which is a sin precisely because the woman to whom he devotes himself is inferior.
Although he consents in Paradise Lost that in both man and woman shines "[t]he image of their glorious maker" (4.292), Milton makes it clear that Eve "resemble[s] less / His image who made both" (8.543-4; emphasis added).
In Genesis, the only hint of uxoriousness lies in God's condemnation of Adam as one who has "harkened unto the voice of [his] wife"; the main emphasis, however, is on the fact that Adam has "eaten of the tree, of which [God] commanded [him], saying, Thou shalt not eat" (3.17).
www.literatureclassics.com /ancientpaths/effiminate.html   (2520 words)

 Milton (John) Paradise Lost Summary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Cosmology and other underlying concepts in Paradise Lost.: The outer spherical shell of the universe ("whole turning", i.e., the world including the earth) is created by God out of a region of chaos (or abyss "bottomless") using a pair of golden compasses--the shell of the universe is suspended from heaven by a golden chain.
She argues that their happiness in Paradise is illusory if they must live in such constant fear and confinement.
The angelic guards of Paradise ascend to heaven and are exonerated by God--he foresaw this outcome.
www.mcgoodwin.net /pages/otherbooks/jm_paradiselost.html   (3912 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Paradise Lost (Penguin Classics): Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In "Paradise Lost", Milton produced a poem of epic scale, conjuring up a vast, awe-inspiring cosmos and ranging across huge tracts of space and time.
I rank Milton's talents which are at their very best in Paradise Lost with the all time greats of English and world literature.
The epic follows the events surrounding the biblical story in genesis of the fall of man. For his epic Milton introduces the war in Heaven between the faithful and the follows of Satan; the latters entering the Serpent and seducing Eve and the couple eventual expulsion from Eden.
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[pg/etext92/plrabn12.txt] This is the February 1992 release of: Paradise Lost by John Milton Introduction (one page) This etext was originally created in 1964-1965 according to Dr. Joseph Raben of Queens College, NY, to whom it is attributed by Project Gutenberg.
We had heard of this etext for years but it was not until 1991 that we actually managed to track it down to a specific location, and then it took months to convince people to let us have a copy, then more months for them actually to do the copying and get it to us.
He also against the house of God was bold: A leper once he lost, and gained a king-- Ahaz, his sottish conqueror, whom he drew God's altar to disparage and displace For one of Syrian mode, whereon to burn His odious offerings, and adore the gods Whom he had vanquished.
www.ccel.org /m/milton/paradise_lost/paradise_lost.txt   (10625 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Paradise Lost (Oxford World's Classics): Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Writing Paradise Lost in the wake of the Restoration, Milton the Puritan was really in dire straits.
Paradise Lost is also a skilful satire on the politics of the Revolution and Milton's experience of defeat.
And refreshingly for a Renaissance poem of this length, Paradise Lost does not rely in the slightest on conceits or conventions.
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 Paradise Lost: Short Summary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Paradise Lost is about Adam and Eve--how they came to be created and how they came to lose their place in the Garden of Eden, also called Paradise.
Uriel warns Gabriel and his angels, who are guarding the gate of Paradise, of Satan's presence.
Their innocence is lost and they become aware of their nakedness.
www.paradiselost.org /5-sum-short.html   (555 words)

 Amazon.com: Paradise Lost (Penguin Classics): Books: John Milton,John Leonard   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Paradise Lost and Paradise Regained (The Signet Classic Poetry Series) by John Milton
Eve is one of the three dominant personalities in the book (well, four if you include Milton's!)and as a woman her role in Milton's universe is quite important, if limiting to her by modern western standards.
Overall, as long as the reader keeps in mind that he or she need not agree with Milton's ideas, reading Paradise Lost can be a pleasurable and thought-provoking experience.
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 The Observer | Focus | Paradise lost
Katie had planned on staying a few days, but after a week decided to abandon the rest of her adventure around the globe and stay for a month - for two months - forever on the small island on the Gulf of Thailand.
'It's not paradise any more and I guess it never will be,' said Katie, surveying the scene around her and wondering whether, at 25, it's time to move on.
They have no running water and live in dilapidated huts with children running around in rags and bare feet.' This is the side of paradise hidden from tourists.
observer.guardian.co.uk /focus/story/0,6903,1686848,00.html   (3531 words)

Lost Paradise is a sourcebook for Darwin’s World that details the Northwest region of the post-Fall United States.
Before the fall, the Northwestern region of the United States and Lower Canada was one of the most breathtaking areas on the planet, loved by all who lived amidst the blanket of old growth forests, rivers and mountains.
The Lost Paradise is an excellent sourcebook for players who are new to the Post Apocalyptic game setting and also serves well for advanced players looking to start a new Post Apocalyptic campaign, or just more areas to take their existing characters.
www.rpgobjects.com /index.php?page=pro&product_id=30   (209 words)

 SparkNotes: Paradise Lost: Plot Overview
Milton’s speaker begins Paradise Lost by stating that his subject will be Adam and Eve’s disobedience and fall from grace.
Satan leaps over Paradise’s wall, takes the form of a cormorant (a large bird), and perches himself atop the Tree of Life.
Looking down at Satan from his post, Uriel notices the volatile emotions reflected in the face of this so-called cherub and warns the other angels that an impostor is in their midst.
www.sparknotes.com /poetry/paradiselost/summary.html   (1514 words)

 BNR Metal Pages -- Paradise Lost   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Paradise Lost is generally regarded as one of the founders of the the genre of metal known as doomdeath, mixing the raw vocal style of death metal and slowing the riffs down to doom metal speed.
As with many doomdeath bands, however, the succeeding albums have moved steadily away from that style, gradually losing the death vocals and instead opting for a more melancholy, slighty goth-influenced mainstream sound, losing almost all metallic ties on albums such as Host and Believe In Nothing.
Since then, they've reverted slightly, with Symbol Of Life and the recent Paradise Lost containing a few nods to their mid-period days.
www.bnrmetal.com /groups/palo.htm   (117 words)

Paradise indeed for tourists, beachcombers and honeymooners of the species homo sapiens, but tragically, too often a Paradise lost for bird species, including parrots.
Last year I was fortunate enough to find myself in Paradise - Rarotonga in the Cook Islands to be exact; a lush, verdantly forested island in the heart of the South Pacific.
In the two hundred years since European settlement, only one species, the Paradise Parrot has been recorded as extinct; and even that extinction has a question mark over it, with intermittent sightings being claimed for Psephotus pulcherrimus to the present day.
www.parrotsociety.org.au /articles/art_029.htm   (865 words)

 GateWorld - Stargate SG-1 Season Six: 'Paradise Lost'
The key device was found on Earth, wrapped in a scroll telling of an alien paradise and inviting others to join.
All the inhabitants of the alien paradise are dead, and their skeletons litter the run-down buildings.
With no way to return (or to even find out where they are), they set up camp and do their best to survive until they are rescued.
www.gateworld.net /sg1/s6/615.shtml   (1715 words)

 The Milton-L Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Begins tutoring Thomas Ellwood, a young Quaker who would mention the circumstances of the publication of Paradise Lost and Paradise Regain'd in his own autobiography.
Paradise Lost reissued with a new title page, the arguments, and other preliminary matter.
Dies "in a fit of the gout, but with so little pain or emotion that the time of his expiring was not perceived by those in the room" (French 5: 96) at some time between November 8 and November 10.
www.richmond.edu /~creamer/milton/chron.html   (1754 words)

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