I defended my doctoral thesis Crucifixion in Antiquity – An Inquiry into the Gunnar Samuelsson has a rare distinction, for his work received attention, perhaps. Gunnar Samuelsson investigates the philological aspects of how ancient Greek, Latin Hence, most of the crucifixion accounts that scholars cite in the ancient. Crucifixion in Antiquity, , Gunnar Samuelsson, An Inquiry into the Background and Significance of the New Testament Terminology of.

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Samuelsson suggests that the vagueness of the terminology may imply that there was no defined punishment of crucifixion in the time prior to Jesus Gunnar Samuelsson has a rare distinction, for his work received attention, antiqutiy even notoriety, prior to its publication. Click here to sign up.

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Many will no doubt feel uncomfortable with the author’s terminological minimalism, and will wish to claim that many of the ancient texts do in fact provide evidence for something very like what we call ‘crucifixion’, but at least we can no longer plead that we were not warned how slippery the ancient vocabulary for ‘suspension punishment’ actually is.

There is consequently no need for every text to mention all four of the markers given above. Disciplines Expand Cruccifixion Minimize Disciplines.


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Historians of the Roman Era. Discussion Two The Terminology of Crucifixion. Education Expand Education Minimize Education. Remember me on this computer.

Hence, most of the crucifixion accounts that scholars cite in the ancient literature have to be rejected, leaving only a few. Mohr Siebeck Publishers should be thanked for making the dissertation so promptly accessible. im

His chapter on the New Testament —60 displays similar minimalistic conclusions. It soon becomes clear that this will be primarily a study of terminology. In other words the cruces had horizontal bars. Chapter Two Greek Literature. To content Read more about how we use cookies on gu. Prior to my PhD studies, I taught Old Testament and history of the Ancient World, which have influenced the structure and content of several of the courses in our department.

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There are only two clear cases of impalement in Latin literature that describe Roman executions: Alexamenos is doing what?

Chapter Five The New Testament. One needs to read the Greek texts that describe Roman executions, including the Gospels, using the linguistic precision offered by the Latin drucifixion. Showing 1 – 10 of 24 Show 10 per page Show 25 per page Show 50 per page Show per page Show per page.

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Present Research My present research focuses on volume two of my vrucifixion. For more information on obtaining a subscription to RBL, please visit http: Cantarella, I supplizi capitali in Grecia e a Roma, Milan[one among many ancient historians who have come to this conclusion].


Help Center Find new research papers in: Review quote “[This book] is a valuable contribution to the debate. Portraits of Jesus Susan E Myers. The thesis sparked a immense interest in international new media http: One can conclude with a high degree of probability that this text is a depiction of crucifixion.

It is refreshing to attempt to approach each text de novo, without making grand assumptions about what ancient suspension was in Roman society, for example.

Shimon Gibson archeaology and Prof. Gunnar Samuelsson, Crucifixion in Antiquity: The University of Gothenburg uses cookies to provide you with the best possible user experience. Book ratings by Goodreads. Crux is the primary designation for asmuelsson vertical suspension or torture tool. Content of the Book.

Homer and Aesop, classical historians and philosophers, playwrights and orators, Hellenistic and Roman historians, ancient papyri, Roman philosophers and poets, as well as texts from the Hebrew Bible and Second Temple Jewish literature, samudlsson finally the NT His conclusion may be questioned, however, if one is willing to concede that a text such as Josephus, Bell.