Ex. 34

Ben Crick ben.crick at argonet.co.uk
Mon Dec 3 04:29:46 EST 2001


On Sun  2 Dec 2001 (14:06:11), cc.constantine at worldnet.att.net wrote:
> > Trust me
> > 
> > There were no horns
> 
> How could Michelangelo be wrong about this?
>
 Michaelangelo was an Italian, and his Bible was the Latin Vulgate. As Trevor
 Peterson has indicated, the Vulgate has "horns" at Exodus 34:29b-30:
 /Moses... ignorabat quod *cornuta* esset facies sua ex consortio sermonis
 Dei. videntes autem Aaron et filii Israhel *cornutam* Mosi, etc./

 So Michelangelo was right about this, according to his lights.

 Unfortunately, Michelangelo made Moses look uncannily like the golden calf
 that Aaron made in Exodus 32:24!

 Ben (Thanks, Trevor)
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