January 3rd, 2004

Christmas, Advent

The Ballad of Befana

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As we approach Epiphany, I'll be posting poems about the three wise men. And as an added bonus, I'll also be discussing various misconceptions associated with the story of the Adoration of the Magi. Misconception number one: that there were three of them. The Bible specifies that the wise men brought three gifts, but never says how many wise men came bearing those gifts.