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Here is a line from Eco’s Name of the Rose, one of my all-time favorite novels:

“At that time, the rest of Europe was reduced to a heap of ruins; one day they declared invalid all baptisms imparted by certain priests in Gaul because they baptized ‘in nomine patris et filiae’ – and not because they practiced a new heresy and considered Jesus a woman, but because they no longer knew any Latin.”

“Filiae” means “Daughter”, as opposed to the proper “Filii”.

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