Re: [Synoptic-L] Vestments of the High Priests
- Vendyl Jones rediscovered these vestments, the formula for the high
priest's incense, the sperm and egg of the red heifer, the ark of noah,
and other artifacts, including the wood of the true cross and the head
of john the baptist. a google of his name will turn up all manner of
(n.b.- please, no one, imagine for a hare's moment that i think vendyl
jones is reliable or that he has found anything of the sort- it's simply
my "its monday and i'm in a humorous mood" attempt at a funny).
On the serious side- there's no mention of it because no one knows.
Speculators may wildly presume, assume, assert, and pontifiacte on the
matter- but the fact is- all that stuff is long dust.
Richard Richmond wrote:
>Is there anyone out there that has read anything at
>all on the fate of the vestments of the high priest
>that were in the charge of the Romans at the time
>Jerusalem was destroyed? I have never seen so much as
>a hint in the church fathers or any other written
>tradition about what became of these vestments. Nor
>have I read anything about what happened to the
>menorah that is pitured in relief on the arch of
>Titus. What happen to the artifacts from the second
>temple? I have read, that before the sack of Rome all
>the treausres had been moved to the new capital. Any
>line on information related to these items would be
D. Jim West
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