[Fwd: Homo tricubitalis]

Craig S de Vos csdevos at trinity.unimelb.edu.au
Mon Apr 12 19:17:38 EDT 1999


>This reference may be found in Acts of Paul and Thecla 2.3.
>
>Mark Nanos
>
I don't have access to the Greek of Acts of Paul and Thecla, which was the
text that immediately sprang to my mind also, but in the English
translation I have it reads "a man small in size", not "four feet and a
half in height". Maybe the latter translation involves an ethnocentric
anachronism?

Craig


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