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Who Was Mary Magdalene & What Is The Mystery In "the Last Supper" By Da Vinci?

Was she really a prostitute? Or an unwanted bride by the Christians?

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As the OP said Da Vinci was no fool

For example Have you truly considered his Madonna on the Rocks painting?

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@Michelin89

You are in Rome or there about, so you do probably know more than anyone else that Leonardo aint no fool

but rather is a genius; not limited to paintings alone but other fields such as science, medicine, encryption etc

Leonardo's jokes and pranks are well known and widely documented

they dont exclude numerous works and paintings commissioned by the Pope or church

He displayed his dillusionment and disgust of the hypocrisy of the church with treacherous and disguised paintings

He literally took money for the commissions, stuck two fingers up and screvved them all

The church no different to present day Penterascals are more concerned about the outside of the cup than the inside

Pristine, colorful and elegant on the outside but full of grime yuck and muck inside

- we wont delve into Leonardo's dark side

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For example . . . ALL bible records of the last supper record the 12 disciples as being present. The drawing above has 13 members including Jesus Christ and Mary Magdalene (allegedly as there is no proof that is she since Leonardo never mentions this), where then is the last disciple?

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Because there is none. All you have here is conjecture and silly conspiracy theories.

This is absolute nonsense. Rumored to be Mary based exactly on WHAT evidence? First hand accounts of the last supper written by the apostles do NOT record the presence of a woman at the super. So exactly where did you get your "rumor" from?

More absolute bull. Leonardo was not a fool sure but neither was he an eyewitness to the event he purported to draw. Leonardo never at any point claimed he was making a completely accurate representation of history in his drawings.

you dont know anything about him either.

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But you didn't answer the question.

In The Last Super, the person sitting beside Jesus, claimed to be John the Baptist, is rumoured to be Mary Magdalene. Pay attention to the feminine features.

Leonardo wasn't a fool for sure. So I just want to know if he was just playing a joke on the Church or he had valid motives to assume Mary Magdalene was so important to Jesus to be represented among the other disciples.

Leave the Da Vinci Code out of this. I am talking about Leonardo da Vinci, and not Dan Brown.

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Though the book is a good read and all; speaking for myself

It's beggars belief why most dont notice the below excerpt copied out from the copyright page of Dan Brown's Da Vinci code

- the underlines are placed by me

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Corgi edition published 2004

3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2

Copyright © Dan Brown 2003

The right of Dan Brown to be identified as the author of this

work has been asserted in accordance with sections 77 and 78

of the Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988

In this work of fiction, the characters, places and events are

either the product of the author's imagination or they

are used [u]entirely fictitious[/u]ly

Condition of Sale

This book is sold subject to the condition that it shall . . . [/center]

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there is no sense in this at all. What has his being a jew got to do with his marital status?

Many many jews in the bible never married . . . Paul, Samson, John the Baptist . . .

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the painting of Leonardo Davinci misrepresents the real setting of a traditional jewish passover meal.

for instance:

-the jews sat around in a circle and not on a linear plan as depicted by the picture

-they reclined at the table.meaning,they leaned on their elbow at the table.but the picture shows a group of people sitting like westerners at a buffet.

-the youngest family member sat in his dad's laps (bosom);which means John (the youngest disciple) sat by jesus's side or like the bible says:he sat in jesus's bosom.it was not a woman but a young man.

-judas sat right next to jesus. judas was definately the most respected disciple by my analysis because:he held the money,he distributed it,and seemed like jesus's confidant.thats why nobody could have suspected him to be the traitor. he sat so close to jesus and the Lord was whispering in his ears.thats why the bible shows us that Peter was having a hard time hearing what jesus was saying,so he had to motion to john to ask the master to say it again. so,peter was not sitting next to jesus as depicted by Leonardo.

just to say that the image presented by Leonardo is a false representation of the real scene.

therefore the Davinci code is just a theory like what Charles Darwin published when he said:man evolved from an ape. if you beleive in the marriage between Jesus and Mary Magdalene, you might as well go ahead and beleive that there are Aliens on some unkown galaxies,or there was a creepy creature 100 million years ago who lived in caves called The Caveman,who is actually your ancestor.

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Davinci code was a finctional story. It's not based on truth

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But is it possible that Jesus was never married?

Let's not forget that he was a Jew.

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there really is no tangent historical proof to all these (in or outside of the unverifiable claims and stories of the bible); just speculations

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