Beans, Beans, The [Mystical] Fruit — SENTENTIAE ANTIQUAE

Zenobius, Proverbs “Salt and bean”: A proverb applied to those who pretend to know something but do not know it. [this is because] diviners are in the habit of taking salt and bean in exchange for their interpretations. From this also they offer a bean to those who share in the mysteries” ῞Αλα καὶ κύαμον: ἐπὶ […]

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Published by Vincent S Artale Jr

Biblical studies, Health and Nutrition, Biology, Fitness, Hiking, Reading. Re-blogging doesn't equal agreement.

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