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|