[EVA] Lilith? (Some hard facts)
jmele at brandeis.edu
Sun Oct 24 18:10:08 EDT 1999
She was adopted into medieval
> Judeo-Christian demonology as a
> kind of Lamia.
And the consort of satan according to certain occult sources.
> According to the Midrash, Lilith was created before Eve but fell out with
> Adam because she would not accept his dominance. She may be conceived from
> his nocturnal emissions spilt during his sleep. Her origin lies in a
> Babylonian (or Assyrian) myth, but references can also be found in later
> myths. Her name means "she of the night"
As I remember, Lilith was created in the same manner as Adam was, by
moulding out of clay, unlike Eve, who was made from Adam's rib. There is
a parallel in the construction of the Evas, who were mostly clones of
Adam (symbolicly made from his rib). Just came to mind when I read this
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