The Buddha appears

“Clement of Alexandria was but one major Christian author who showed a strong interest in Indian and Egyptian wisdom traditions. Clement is the first Greek author to mention the Buddha and Buddhism.”
 
– G. G. Stroumsa, The Scriptural Universe of Ancient Christianity (Cambridge, Mass., 2016), 104
Hoofd van Boeddha, Reijer Stolk, 1943
Reijer Stolk, 1943
(Courtesy of Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam)

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