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Subject: Re: MAGDALENA a hairdresser?
Author: Miss Claire   (Authenticated as Miss Claire)
Date: June 17, 2005 at 1:40:21 PM
Reply to: Re: MAGDALENA a hairdresser? by Andy ;—)
I have found something interesting on a French website. Apparently the Talmud names Mary Magdalene "Megadela" or "Megdelet", which means "hairdresser".

I've just asked my mom about Mary (the mom of Jesus). She says the Talmud calls her Miriam the hairdresser. She also says that in Middle Ages France she was sometimes referred to (by Christians) as "Marie la coiffière" (Marie the hairdresser). "Coiffière" could also be someone who makes "coiffes" (headress) or wigs, like observant Jewish women wear when they're married.


~~ Claire ~~


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