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Mad Art Cast #71: Pretzels in the Hortus Deliciarum

The gang is back together this week to talk about ancient encyclopedias, perspective, and things that may or may not be drawings of pretzels.

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The First Encyclopedia By a Woman

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Ashley Hamer

Ashley Hamer (aka Smashley) is a saxophonist and writer living in Chicago, where she performs regularly with the funk band FuzZz and jazz ensemble Big Band Boom. She also does standup comedy, sort of, sometimes. Her tenor saxophone's name is Ladybird.

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  1. Look at what’s on the table for context – loaves and fishes. I’d need to see the text it’s embedded in to say more. Pretzels were also adopted by the Church to represent the trinity (3 holes) or hands folded in prayer. So unless we’re positing a saint taking a holy dump on the table, that’s a pretzel.

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