Died: 1430, Poissy, France
Christine de Pizan was an Italian French late medieval author. Her most famous literary works are The Book of the City of Ladies and The Treasure of the City of Ladies.
Oh my God, Pascal's romantic tendencies towards this man-made embodiment figure are vile drivel, let's call a spade a spade and Jesus the fictional phenomenon that he was made to be.
Embodiments are useful fictions as long as you realize they are fiction and have one foot firmly planted on the function of it all.