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Dogs at Bethlehem
The legendary dogs of the shepherds who followed their masters to gaze at the infant Christ in Bethlehem were named Melampo, Cubilon, and Lubina. Modern dogs named after them will never go mad, according to legend.
- God Had A Dog: Folklore of the Dog
By Maria Leach. Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, N.J., 1961. (398 L46) p. 195
Last updated by birnbacha on March 11, 2008
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