no free woman should be allowed any more than one maid to follow her, unless she...– Seventh c. BC sumptuary law by Zaleucus via Montaigne
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Dialogue of the Savior
An adaptation of the Sayings Source into the form of dialogues between Jesus, Judas, Matthew, and Mariam. This fundamental innovation becomes the “revelation discourse” in Gospel of John and in later gnostic texts. The Dialogue of the Savior itself is considered gnostic but the gnosticizing element could have come later. In the text, Jesus is depicted as a teacher of wisdom: of...
To explain the bewilderment, passivity, and resistance to enculturation also...– Umberto Eco, Misreadings, “Porto Ludovica”