Fall of Man

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(Judeo-Christian mythology) when Adam and Eve ate of the fruit of the tree of knowledge of good and evil in the Garden of Eden, God punished them by driving them out of the Garden of Eden and into the world where they would be subject to sickness and pain and eventual death

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The story of the fall of the Iranian monarchy was one of the most dramatic tales of the 20th century.
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