Sep 13, 2008

Apocryphal Rope Tied to the High Priest's Ankle?

Many who read this blog have probably heard sermons, lessons, lectures on the supposed Jewish tradition that the high priest had a rope tied to his ankle so that if something should go wrong while he is in the temple, he could be dragged out without endangering anyone else. The problem with is that there is not much evidence for this supposed practice. See this interesting
post though.

See also this follow up post.

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