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- proper n. The Passover meal that Jesus ate with his disciples on the night before his death.
- n. An artistic representation of this event.
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- n. the traditional Passover supper of Jesus with his disciples on the eve of his crucifixion
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The interpretation of the Last Supper is something that art historians would be more competent to talk about than myself, but I think it's fairly clear, to me at least, the person represented by the John figure is a young man, a rather handsome young man, and I think at the conventions that are at work, there are convention of the renaissance that are interested in male relationships rather than male/female relationships.