Bk 1 xxi. 23-28 Marks of the extreme

The anchor (ancora) is one of the oldest critical signs among those used in medieval Europe.  It has been found used in the same sense in pre-Christian and early Christian papyri, on scrolls found in the desert of Judea (the ‘Dead Sea scrolls’) and in early Christian documents. The Hellenistic Seleucids’ anchor is that which […]