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San Pedro, como era calvo

Authors
  • Ballester Gómez, Xaverio
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2018
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DIALNET
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Spanish
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Abstract

The fact that Saint Peter is depicted as bald in the Catholic popular tradition is probably due to an episode narrated in the Legenda Aurea (XIIIth century): when St. Peter preached in Antioch, the inhabitants shaved the top of his head in an attempt to mock the Christian law. / La calvicie de san Pedro que encontramos diversamente reflejada en la tradición popular católica podría muy bien deberse a un episodio referido en la Legenda Aurea (siglo xiii): cuando el apóstol predicaba en Antioquía, sus habitantes, haciendo burla de sus enseñanzas cristianas, le rasuraron la coronilla

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