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J. Duncan M. Derrett

lateral movements in the water. It can grow to four feet or more. A bright disk, which would not drop like a stone, would attract it. In East Africa it is often caught with a hook baited with tinfoil. It is scaleless, prohibited by Mosaic law. No one would dream of fishing for catfish, and their lives

J. Massingberd Ford

the Department of Religious Studies, Makerere University College, University of East Africa on July 7th, 1965. 2) A previous attempt to explain the parable is found in "Zum Ver- standnis von Mt xxv 1-13", F. A. STROBEL, Novum Testamentum vol. II, fasc. 3/4 pp. 199-227, in which the author finds the

John Thorley

substantial length which is contemporary with the NT writers, and non- literary, but the Periplus Maris Erythraei, written most probably around AD 70, seems to fit these criteria. This work, a description of the trade between the Red Sea coast of Egypt and the east-East Africa, the Persian Gulf, India and