El Salvador Guide for Assuming that the comet remained intact, when the clearer skies associated with spring came, it may well have been easily missed by an untrained eye. As we saw above, the constellation Aries was sometimes associated with Israel see Ptolemy, Tetrabiblos In his letter to the Galatians, the apostle Paul declares that When the fullness of time came, God sent forth his son, born of a woman Gal. , my translation. On what ground is Paul able to claim that the fullness of time had come when Jesus was born? Ethelbert Stauffer comments, Perhaps Paul, too, is thinking of the appearance of this star [i.e., the star seen by the Magi in Galf. Ethelbert Stauffer, Jesus and His Story [New York Knopf, , Stauffer goes on to write, At any rate, Ignatius of Antioch [Eph. El Salvador Guide 2016.