172Re: Biblical Ass
- Jan 30, 2013Ride a donkey to Jerusalem or take a horse to Carthage - I think the answer's pretty obvious.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "thalprin" wrote:
> It occurred to me the other day that the description of Jesus riding on a donkey into Jerusalem was probably filled with mythos or more simply put meant something.
> The history and the mythos is interesting. Historically, I find the fact that these early/first pharaohs (Narmer or Hor-Aha) had donkeys buried with or attributed to them.
> There's very little doubt that a connection between Egypt and Jerusalem would be interesting, however, as yet I am uncertain where this mythology will lead (just beginning to look into it) other than that it no doubt means something and leads in all probability to other cultural connections.
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