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 Ch. 7: Adam and Christ 

 

 Star and Three Wise Men 

Do we here see the Three Wise Men presenting their gifts under the bright guiding star beneath which the Infant Jesus lay? Was the figure above the men interpreted as being a bright star because it resembles an Egyptian symbol comprising a disk and three rays, meaning "sunlight" and "to shine"?

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