Note 48
by Erasmus

Jupiter, having swallowed the pregnant Metis in case his child should dethrone him, felt a pain in his head and asked Vulcan to split it open, whereat Pallas Athene emerged from it fully armed. There is some doubt whether Folly goes on to refer to heads swathed in bandages or doctoral bonnets.

Note to My Followers which is Part 3 of Folly Speaks from "The Praise Of Folly"

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