From: Jim West (email@example.com)
Date: Tue Jun 02 1998 - 22:25:42 EDT
At 10:12 PM 6/2/98 -0400, you wrote:
>John 2:8 - ARXITRIKLINOS - Am I reading this right? Is this a "the ruler of
>three couches?" Why three couches? There must be a story about ancient
No- you have mis-taken the etymology of the word.
In the Roman world a triclinium was, for all intents and purposes, a dining
room. It is a latin loan word.
Jim West, ThD
Quartz Hill School of Theology
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