paradise

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woman who guided Dante through Paradise in the Divine Comedy Beatrice
Italian poet famous for writing the Divine Comedy that describes a journey through hell and purgatory and paradise guided by Virgil and his idealized Beatrice (1265-1321) Dante , Dante Alighieri
beautiful garden where Adam and Eve were placed at the Creation; when they disobeyed and ate the forbidden fruit from the tree of knowledge of good and evil they were driven from their paradise (the fall of man) Eden , Garden of Eden
paradise after death Elysian fields , Elysium , happy hunting ground , Valhalla
birds of paradise family Paradisaeidae , Paradisaeidae
(Islam) one of the dark-eyed virgins of perfect beauty believed to live with the blessed in Paradise houri
(Persian folklore) a supernatural being descended from fallen angels and excluded from paradise until penance is done peri
velvety black Australian bird of paradise with green and purple iridescence on head and tail Ptloris paradisea , riflebird
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