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The name given to a 12th‐cent. Anglo‐Norman play in octosyllabics probably written in England c.1140. There are three scenes: the Fall and expulsion of Adam and Eve from Paradise; Cain and Abel; and a Prophets' Play. It is regarded as important in the evolution of the medieval mystery plays in England.

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