by Erasmus

The signs of the Zodiac are not totally without relevance to fasting. The Lenten fast, roughly coinciding with the sun's entry into the segment Aries, was occasionally justified by reference to the change in the humours coincident on the astronomical event.

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

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