The Diet of John the Baptist

The Diet of John the Baptist

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James A. Kelhoffer offers the first comprehensive study of John the Baptist's diet of qlocusts and wild honeyq in its socio-historical context and subsequent Christian interpretation.Accordingly, their food, for both the short and the long term, is derived from these creatures (tiTto toihwv Twv ^wwv). For they do not raise stock or ... Although the Locust Eaters do not live in the desert (so also Ar. Byz., Epit. 2.58.1-2), the locusts anbsp;...

Title:The Diet of John the Baptist
Author:James A. Kelhoffer
Publisher:Mohr Siebeck - 2005


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