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  • by the memory of their Saviour's crucifixion to submit meekly to their fate.

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  • The crucifixion of Jesus was sanctioned by Pontius Pilate, who was procurator of Judaea A.D.

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  • The Crucifixion, and subjects from the Passion, are never represented.

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  • The Crucifixion, and subjects from the Passion, are never represented.

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  • He painted the "Battle of Joshua" in the Quirinal Gallery, the "Crucifixion of St Andrew" in the church of that saint on Monte Cavallo, various works for the Jesuits, some also in co-operation with his brother.

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  • 26-27, the Crucifixion in A.D.

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  • 28), distinctly implies that the feast had not yet taken place, and thus makes the Crucifixion fall on the 14th.

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  • For the Crucifixion " under Pontius Pilate " the Passover of A.D.

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  • The Crucifixion at some previous Passover would then fall not later than A.D.

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  • The account of the trial and the crucifixion differs considerably from the accounts given in the other Gospels.

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  • For the lower classes it was crucifixion, burning or the wild beasts.

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  • 25; or (ii.) St Luke has made here a second error in chronology, caused perhaps in this case by reckoning back from the Crucifixion, and only allowing one year to the ministry of Christ.

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  • The interval between the Baptism and the Crucifixion, or, in other words, the duration of the public ministry of Christ.

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  • - The Resurrection on " the first day of the week " (Sunday) was " on the third day " after the Crucifixion; and that "the third day" implies an interval of only two days hardly needed to be shown, but has been shown to demonstration in Field's Notes on the Translation of the New Testament (on Matt.

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  • The Crucifixion was therefore on a Friday in some year between A.D.

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  • As the kingdom had not come, it was assumed that there must be persons living who had been present at the crucifixion; the same reasoning is at the root of the Anglo-Israel belief.

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  • The attribution of the Crucifixion to the Jews appears in several 2nd-century documents; Justin actually uses the words "He was pierced by you" in his dialogue with Trypho the Jew.

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  • But the chief priests succeeded in making the people ask for Barabbas and demand the crucifixion of Jesus.

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  • The queen interposed to prevent the execution of those who had counselled the crucifixion of the rebels and permitted them to withdraw with her younger son Aristobulus to the fortresses outside Jerusalem.

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  • The synoptic Gospels appear to place the Crucifixion on the 15th, since they speak of the Last Supper as a Passover; St John's Gospel, on the other hand (xiii.

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  • The rebellion spread like lightning, principally in the central or purely Magyar provinces, where hundreds of manor-houses and castles were burnt and thousands of the gentry done to death by impalement, crucifixion and other unspeakable methods.

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  • The Crucifixion, then, should be placed rather on the 14th than on the r 5th of Nisan.

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  • The Crucifixion, then, should be placed rather on the 14th than on the r 5th of Nisan.

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  • Salome is also the name of one of the women who are mentioned as present at the Crucifixion (Mark xv.

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  • the Miraculous Birth, Crucifixion, Resurrection, the Catholic Church, forgiveness of sins, the hope of resurrection, does not prove that this teaching was as yet combined in a Trinitarian form which classified the latter clauses under the work of the Holy Ghost.

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  • Much truer than the common estimate of the character of the Anabaptists is that given in Sebastian Franck's Chronicle: " They taught nothing but love, faith and the crucifixion of the flesh, manifesting patience and humility under many sufferings, breaking bread with one another in sign of unity and love, helping one another with true helpfulness, lending, borrowing, giving, learning to have all things in common, calling each other ` brother.'

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  • The altar-piece is a triptych, the centre-piece representing the Crucifixion; beside the cross Luther is represented, with the open Bible in his hand, while the blood from the pierced side of the Saviour pours on to his head.

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  • She went with Jesus on the last journey to Jerusalem, witnessed the Crucifixion, followed to the burial, and returned to prepare spices.

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  • 46) and how blood and water flow from His spear-pierced side: thus the Lamb " taketh away the sins of the world " by shedding His blood which " cleanseth us from every sin "; and " He cometh by water and blood," historically at His baptism and crucifixion, and mystically to each faithful soul in baptism and the eucharist.

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  • The data group themselves round three definite points and the intervals between them: the definite points are the Nativity, the Baptism and the Crucifixion; the age of Christ at the time of the Baptism connects the first two points, and the duration of his public ministry connects the second and third.

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  • These four lines of inquiry have shown that the Crucifixion fell on Friday, Nisan 14 (rather than 15), in one of the six years 28-33 A.D.; and therefore, if it is possible to discover (i.) exactly which moon or month was reckoned each year as the moon or month of Nisan, and (ii.) exactly on what day that particular moon or month was reckoned as beginning, it will, of course, be possible to tell in which of these years Nisan 14 fell on a Friday.

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  • The earliest witness, indeed, who can be cited for a definite date for the crucifixion gave not 29, but 33 A.D.

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  • The eclipse meant is, presumably, that of the Crucifixion (so Origen, contra Celsum, ii.

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  • - the same three authorities who bear the earliest witness for the consuls of the year of the Crucifixion - and by many later writers.

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  • 26-27; the length of the ministry was fixed, with some approach to certainty, at between two and three years, and here too the resultant date for the Crucifixion would be the Passover of A.D.

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  • The Chronology of the Apostolic Age, The chronology of the New Testament outside the Gospels may be defined for the purposes of this article as that of the period between the Crucifixion in A.D.

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  • Fotheringham, " The Date of the Crucifixion," in the Journal of Philology, xxix.

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  • As might be expected, Dr Holtzmann's conclusions are clear-cut, and alternatives are rigidly excluded: the Crucifixion is dated on the 7th of April A.D.

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  • This reconstruction of its meaning seems to have been the peculiar revelation of the Lord to Paul, who viewed Christ's crucifixion and death as an atoning sacrifice, liberating by its grace mankind from bonds of sin which the law, far from snapping, only made more sensible and grievous.

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  • Spirito are two paintings by Luca Signorelli, the "Crucifixion" and the "Day of Pentecost," originally intended for a processional banner.

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  • Through his machinations the crucifixion took place, and Satan was the originator of the whole Orthodox community with its churches, vestments, ceremonies, sacraments and fasts, with its monks and priests.

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  • Beneath a street in the town is a curious example of a hermit's cave, excavated in the chalk, and containing rude carvings of the crucifixion and other sacred subjects.

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  • The reiterated reports of the actual existence of a wandering being, who retained in his memory the details of the crucifixion, show how the idea had fixed itself in popular imagination and found its way into the 19th-century collections of German legends.

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  • The source of all these reports of an ever-living witness of the crucifixion is probably Matthew xvi.

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  • The origin of the custom of a yearly commemoration of the Crucifixion is somewhat obscure.

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  • In St Peter's are the famous altar-piece by Rubens, representing the Crucifixion of St Peter, several works by Lucas van Leyden, and some old German glass-paintings.

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  • - The consideration of this point brings one into touch with the two rival traditions as to the conduct of the disciples after the betrayal and crucifixion of the Lord - the Galilean and the Jerusalem narratives.

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  • The most noteworthy of its public buildings is the handsome Protestant Church, begun in the 14th century and finished in 1520, in the Gothic style, containing a beautiful cup-shaped font, cast by Meister Leonhardus in 1438, and a large mural painting of the Crucifixion by Johannes von Rosenau (1445).

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  • The Sepulchre and the Hill of the Crucifixion were lost to the Christian pilgrim; and, consequently, before the era of Constantine, the one holy site in the town of Jerusalem was the so-called Coenaculum, which received its name in later years.

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  • To his continuators, on the other hand, it is an established fact that Helena brought all three crosses to light, and ascertained the genuine Cross by the instrumentality of a miracle, in addition to discovering the nails of the Crucifixion (Rufin.

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  • Historically it is of great value as showing how widely within twenty or twenty-five years of the Crucifixion a religion which proclaimed developed theological teaching as to " the Lord Jesus Christ " had spread in the Roman Empire.

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  • Pilate fulfilled his pledge by giving them the man of their choice, and Jesus, whom he had vainly hoped to release on a satisfactory pretext, he now condemned to the shameful punishments of scourging and crucifixion; for the cross, as Jesus had foreseen, was the inevitable fate of a Jewish pretender to sovereignty.

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  • 46) and how blood and water flow from His spear-pierced side: thus the Lamb " taketh away the sins of the world " by shedding His blood which " cleanseth us from every sin "; and " He cometh by water and blood," historically at His baptism and crucifixion, and mystically to each faithful soul in baptism and the eucharist.

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  • Pilate fulfilled his pledge by giving them the man of their choice, and Jesus, whom he had vainly hoped to release on a satisfactory pretext, he now condemned to the shameful punishments of scourging and crucifixion; for the cross, as Jesus had foreseen, was the inevitable fate of a Jewish pretender to sovereignty.

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  • Maria di Provenzano, a vast baroque building of some elegance, designed by Schifardini (1594) Sant' Agostino, rebuilt by Vanvitelli in 1755, containing a Crucifixion and Saints by Perugino, a Massacre of the Innocents by Matteo di Giovanni, the Coming of the Magi by Sodoma, and a St Anthony by Spagnoletto (?); the beautiful church of the Servites (15th century), which contains another Massacre of the Innocents by Matteo di Giovanni and other good examples of the Sienese school; San Francesco, designed by Agostino and Agnolo about 1326, and now restored, which once possessed many fine paintings by Duccio Buoninsegna, Lorenzetti, Sodoma and Beccafumi, some of which perished in the great fire of 1655; San Domenico, a fine 13th-century building with a single nave and transept, containing Sodoma's splendid fresco the Swoon of St Catherine, the Madonna of Guido da Siena, 1281, and a crucifix by Sano di Pietro.

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  • Finally, in a complete edition of his works published shortly before his death Zarlino reprinted these three treatises, accompanied by a Tract on Patience, a Discourse on the True date of the Crucifixion of Our Lord, an essay on The Origin of the Capuchins, and the Resolution of Some Doubts Concerning the Correction of the Julian Calendar (Venice, 1589).'

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  • - The order of events in the primitive synoptic tradition appears to be faithfully reproduced in St Mark; and if this order is chronological, Christ's ministry lasted at least two years, since the plucking of the ears of corn (April - June) marks a first spring; the feeding of the five thousand when the grass was fresh green (xXcwpos: about March), a second; and the Passover of the Crucifixion a third: and these three points are so far removed from one another in the narrative that the conclusion would hold, even if the general arrangement in St Mark were only roughly, and not minutely, chronological.

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  • 23, an interpolation) for the Passover of the Crucifixion; and the ministry would thus be reduced to a single year.

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  • Marco (now converted into a national museum), a series of frescoes, beginning towards 1443; in the first cloister is the Crucifixion with St Dominic kneeling; and the same treatment recurs on a wall near the dormitory; in the chapterhouse is a third Crucifixion, with the Virgin swooning, a composition of twenty life-sized figures - the red background, which has a strange and harsh effect, is the misdoing of some restorer; an "Annunciation," the figures of about three-fourths of life-size, in a dormitory; in the adjoining passage, the "Virgin enthroned," with four saints; on the wall of a cell, the "Coronation of the Virgin," with Saints Paul, Thomas Aquinas, Benedict, Dominic, Francis and Peter Martyr; two Dominicans welcoming Jesus, habited as a pilgrim; an "Adoration of the Magi"; the "Marys at the Sepulchre."

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  • Within the church are the iron crown of Lombardy, supposed to have been beaten out of one of the nails used at the Crucifixion, and the treasury containing the relics of Theodelinda, comprising her crown, fan and comb of gold, and the golden hen and seven chickens, representing Lombardy and her seven provinces, and crosses, reliquaries, &c., of the Lombard and Gothic periods.

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  • The Gentile Christians, on the other hand, unfettered by Jewish traditions, identified the first day of the week with the Resurrection, and kept the preceding Friday as the commemoration of the crucifixion, irrespective of the day of the month.

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  • Early Christian tradition is unanimous on this side; either the 14th is mentioned, or the Crucifixion is made the antitype of the slaughter of the Paschal Lamb (and the Resurrection of the first fruits), in the following authorities anterior to A.D.

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  • .As a contemporary of Yahya and the false Messiah Hibil's younger brother Anosh `Uthra came down from heaven, caused himself to be baptized by Yahya, wrought miracles of healing and of raising the dead, and brought about the crucifixion of the false Messiah.

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  • And he bestowed on the angel so commissioned the title of Son, and foretold for him insults, blasphemies, sufferings and crucifixion.

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  • the stigmata or impression on her hands, feet and heart, of the wounds corresponding with those received by Christ at his crucifixion.

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  • PONTIUS PILATE, the Roman governor of Judaea under whom Jesus Christ suffered crucifixion.

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  • No mention of Christ's earthly life and crucifixion.

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  • He maintained his ascendancy until about 515, when Oroetes, the Persian governor of Lydia, who had been reproached for his failure to reduce Samos by force, lured him to the mainland by false promises of gain and put him to death by crucifixion.

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  • The date of the Crucifixion.

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  • 12, show that he was not a newcomer at the time of the Crucifixion.

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  • But if the tradition of the consulship was thus, it would seem, already an old one about the year 200, there is at least some reason to conclude that trustworthy information in early Christian circles pointed, independently of the Gospels, to the year 29 as that of the Crucifixion.

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  • The conversion of St Paul, which falls within the second period, would on this arrangement fall somewhere between five and ten years after the Crucifixion.

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  • 1598), bishop of Schleswig, had met at Hamburg in 1542 a Jew named Ahasuerus (Ahasverus), who declared he was " eternal " and was the same who had been punished in the above-mentioned manner by Jesus at the time of the crucifixion.

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  • GOOD FRIDAY (probably "God's Friday"), the English name for the Friday before Easter, kept as the anniversary of the Crucifixion.

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  • The earliest direct witness is Tertullian, who definitely states that Peter suffered under Nero by crucifixion.

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  • is a still earlier reference to his crucifixion.

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  • The master of the barbarians fell below the lowest Hellenic level when he put the brave Rhegine general Phyton to a lingering death, and in other cases imitated the Carthaginian cruelty of crucifixion.

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  • Less abundant, but still sufficient to prove the artist's intention, are the preliminary studies to a picture of the Crucifixion.

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  • We may say, then, that it was written some twenty years after the Crucifixion.

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  • It is adequate to its presumed purpose of offering to distant Gentile converts a clear account of their Master's earthly work, and of the causes which led to His rejection by His own people and to His death by Roman crucifixion.

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  • As this story coincided with the birth (or crucifixion) of Christ it was thought to herald the end of the old world and the beginning of the new.

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  • A curious tradition, illustrating the efforts of the dispersed people to conciliate their oppressors, asserts that the Jews of Worms gave their voice against the crucifixion, but that their messenger did not arrive at Jerusalem until after the event.

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  • (I) the condemnation by Pilate, (2) the reception of the cross, (3) Christ's first fall, (4) the meeting with His mother, (5) Simon of Cyrene carrying the cross, (6) Veronica wiping the face of Jesus, (7) the second fall, (8) the exhortation to the women of Jerusalem, (9) the third fall, (io) the stripping of the clothes, (i 1) the crucifixion, (12) the death, (13) the descent from the cross, (14) the burial.

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  • The church of Santa Maria degli Angioli, built about 1499, and till 1848 occupied by Franciscans, contains several very fine frescoes (particularly a Crucifixion) painted 1529-1530 by Bernardino Luini.

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  • CALVARY, the conventional English rendering of the calvaria of the Vulgate, the Latin version of the Greek rcp6.mov, both meaning "skull" and representing the Hebrew Golgotha, the name given to the scene of Christ's crucifixion.

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  • The term "a Calvary" is applied to a sculptured representation of the Crucifixion, either inside a church, or adjoining one in the open air.

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  • A medieval legend ascribes the conformation of bill and coloration of plumage to a divine recognition of the bird's pity, bestowed on Christ at the crucifixion.

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  • And, further, this matter seems to belong to the same cycle of tradition as the story of Pilate's wife and his throwing the guilt of the Crucifixion of Jesus upon the Jews, and the testimony borne by the Roman guard (as well as the centurion) who kept watch by the cross (xxvii.

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  • The majesty of Christ is also impressed upon us by the signs at His crucifixion, some of which are related only in this Gospel, xxvii.

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  • Such subjects as the Deity, the Trinity, the Annunciation,the Nativity, the Crucifixion, the Coronation of the Virgin, are not uncommon.

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  • He is mentioned by the Four Evangelists, who are in substantial agreement concerning him: after the Crucifixion he went to Pilate and asked for the body of Jesus, subsequently prepared it for burial and laid it in a tomb.

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  • The more thoroughgoing Docetae assumed the position that Christ was born without any participation of matter; and that all the acts and sufferings of his human life, including the crucifixion, were only apparent.

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  • It was not pretended that the apostles had legislated on the matter, but the general and natural feeling that the anniversaries of the crucifixion and the resurrection of Christ ought to be celebrated by Christians took expression in a variety of ways according to the differing tastes of individuals.

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  • The usual form of sacrifice was crucifixion.

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  • He is said to have suffered crucifixion at Patras (Patrae) in Achaea, on a cross of the form called Crux decussata (X) and commonly known as "St Andrew's cross."

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  • And throughout the crucifixion narratives, though the suffering is quietly understated, it is equally clear.

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  • This linked with the highly visceral nature of the crucifixion is reminiscent of much of Peter Greenaway's work from around the same time.

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  • apologetic argument from the early church on the issue of the eclipse at the crucifixion.

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  • Put on trial for sedition, he was executed by crucifixion.

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  • Top of the pots Turner nominee Grayson Perry's first artwork was a plate depicting a crucifixion, called Kinky Sex.

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  • We are left asking why the Qur'an should choose to deny the crucifixion without good evidence.

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  • You've already seen that there is no way Jesus could have survived the crucifixion.

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  • The east window is of stained glass, representing the crucifixion of Our Lord.

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  • God of the cross, you have known crucifixion, holding your course in the face of disdain.

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  • The fine interior The east window showing the crucifixion.

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  • crucifixion on one side and on the other the Virgin and Child.

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  • Paul became a believer in Jesus within a few years of Jesus' crucifixion.

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  • The aliens showed a hologram, which they claimed was the actual crucifixion of Christ.

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  • Jesus convinces Judas to betray him and his own crucifixion swiftly follows.

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  • I marvel at thy voluntary crucifixion, O Compassionate One!

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  • And Paul's ministry was a kind of long, drawn-out crucifixion.

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  • Following his mock crucifixion, Beth tells him that he's " an artist " .

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  • crucifixion narratives, tho the suffering is quietly understated, it is equally clear.

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  • crucifixion scene was ingenious, I was beginning to wonder where the crucifix was going to come from!

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  • crucifixion story of Jesus, wherein he was taunted to get himself down from the cross.

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  • Art & images for Easter crucifixion Images The Ecole Initiative Range of crucifixion image.

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  • crucifixion wounds were starting to play up a bit.

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  • death by crucifixion for following and proclaiming him.

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  • denial of the crucifixion derives directly from a this-worldly view of the " kingdom of God " and of salvation.

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  • depicts the crucifixion on one side and the Glory of Christ on the other.

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  • To most of the eye-witnesses there that Friday, the crucifixion was the ultimate disproof of Jesus ' claims.

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  • The chancel window is of beautifully stained glass, on which are represented the four evangelists, and the crucifixion.

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  • excruciating death by crucifixion.

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  • Now his evil deed comes to full fruition on the eve of the crucifixion.

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  • The Gospel accounts are fairly sparse - they were writing for people who knew what crucifixion meant.

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  • And throughout the Crucifixion narratives, tho the suffering is quietly understated, it is equally clear.

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  • In 326 Constantine, after his conversion to Christianity, issued orders to the bishop Macarius to recover the site of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, and the tomb in which his body was laid (see Sepulchre, Holy).

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  • The rebellion spread like lightning, principally in the central or purely Magyar provinces, where hundreds of manor-houses and castles were burnt and thousands of the gentry done to death by impalement, crucifixion and other unspeakable methods.

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  • The queen interposed to prevent the execution of those who had counselled the crucifixion of the rebels and permitted them to withdraw with her younger son Aristobulus to the fortresses outside Jerusalem.

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  • The crucifixion of Jesus was sanctioned by Pontius Pilate, who was procurator of Judaea A.D.

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  • The Gentile Christians, on the other hand, unfettered by Jewish traditions, identified the first day of the week with the Resurrection, and kept the preceding Friday as the commemoration of the crucifixion, irrespective of the day of the month.

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  • Salome is also the name of one of the women who are mentioned as present at the Crucifixion (Mark xv.

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  • .As a contemporary of Yahya and the false Messiah Hibil's younger brother Anosh `Uthra came down from heaven, caused himself to be baptized by Yahya, wrought miracles of healing and of raising the dead, and brought about the crucifixion of the false Messiah.

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  • He painted the "Battle of Joshua" in the Quirinal Gallery, the "Crucifixion of St Andrew" in the church of that saint on Monte Cavallo, various works for the Jesuits, some also in co-operation with his brother.

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  • The contents might be summarized with Hennecke as follows: - Arrival and first sojourn of the apostle in Ephesus (xviii.-lv.); return to Ephesus and second sojourn (history of Drusiana, lviii.-lxxxvi.); account of the crucifixion of Jesus and His apparent death (lxxxvii.-cv.); the death of John (cvi.-cxv.).

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  • Maria di Provenzano, a vast baroque building of some elegance, designed by Schifardini (1594) Sant' Agostino, rebuilt by Vanvitelli in 1755, containing a Crucifixion and Saints by Perugino, a Massacre of the Innocents by Matteo di Giovanni, the Coming of the Magi by Sodoma, and a St Anthony by Spagnoletto (?); the beautiful church of the Servites (15th century), which contains another Massacre of the Innocents by Matteo di Giovanni and other good examples of the Sienese school; San Francesco, designed by Agostino and Agnolo about 1326, and now restored, which once possessed many fine paintings by Duccio Buoninsegna, Lorenzetti, Sodoma and Beccafumi, some of which perished in the great fire of 1655; San Domenico, a fine 13th-century building with a single nave and transept, containing Sodoma's splendid fresco the Swoon of St Catherine, the Madonna of Guido da Siena, 1281, and a crucifix by Sano di Pietro.

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  • Finally, in a complete edition of his works published shortly before his death Zarlino reprinted these three treatises, accompanied by a Tract on Patience, a Discourse on the True date of the Crucifixion of Our Lord, an essay on The Origin of the Capuchins, and the Resolution of Some Doubts Concerning the Correction of the Julian Calendar (Venice, 1589).'

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  • And he bestowed on the angel so commissioned the title of Son, and foretold for him insults, blasphemies, sufferings and crucifixion.

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  • For the lower classes it was crucifixion, burning or the wild beasts.

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  • the stigmata or impression on her hands, feet and heart, of the wounds corresponding with those received by Christ at his crucifixion.

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  • by the memory of their Saviour's crucifixion to submit meekly to their fate.

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  • PONTIUS PILATE, the Roman governor of Judaea under whom Jesus Christ suffered crucifixion.

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  • the Miraculous Birth, Crucifixion, Resurrection, the Catholic Church, forgiveness of sins, the hope of resurrection, does not prove that this teaching was as yet combined in a Trinitarian form which classified the latter clauses under the work of the Holy Ghost.

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  • No mention of Christ's earthly life and crucifixion.

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  • He maintained his ascendancy until about 515, when Oroetes, the Persian governor of Lydia, who had been reproached for his failure to reduce Samos by force, lured him to the mainland by false promises of gain and put him to death by crucifixion.

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  • Much truer than the common estimate of the character of the Anabaptists is that given in Sebastian Franck's Chronicle: " They taught nothing but love, faith and the crucifixion of the flesh, manifesting patience and humility under many sufferings, breaking bread with one another in sign of unity and love, helping one another with true helpfulness, lending, borrowing, giving, learning to have all things in common, calling each other ` brother.'

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  • The altar-piece is a triptych, the centre-piece representing the Crucifixion; beside the cross Luther is represented, with the open Bible in his hand, while the blood from the pierced side of the Saviour pours on to his head.

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  • She went with Jesus on the last journey to Jerusalem, witnessed the Crucifixion, followed to the burial, and returned to prepare spices.

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  • (see The early uses of noon till the 13th and 14th centuries are either as translating the Latin, especially with reference to the Crucifixion, or as equivalent to the canonical hour of "p ones" (see Breviary).

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  • - The crucifixion of Jesus Christ resulted in the scattering of his followers, but within a short time they became convinced that he had risen from the dead, and would soon return to set up the expected Messianic kingdom, and so to accomplish the true work of the Messiah (cf.

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  • The first need of the hour, therefore, was to show that Jesus was the promised Messiah in spite of his crucifixion, a need that was met chiefly by testimony to the resurrection, which became the burden of the message of the early disciples to their fellow-countrymen (cf.

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  • Paul, converted to belief in Jesus as Messiah after the Crucifixion, was the first to perceive that for Christians Judaism had ceased to be binding.

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  • The data group themselves round three definite points and the intervals between them: the definite points are the Nativity, the Baptism and the Crucifixion; the age of Christ at the time of the Baptism connects the first two points, and the duration of his public ministry connects the second and third.

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  • 25; or (ii.) St Luke has made here a second error in chronology, caused perhaps in this case by reckoning back from the Crucifixion, and only allowing one year to the ministry of Christ.

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  • The interval between the Baptism and the Crucifixion, or, in other words, the duration of the public ministry of Christ.

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  • - The order of events in the primitive synoptic tradition appears to be faithfully reproduced in St Mark; and if this order is chronological, Christ's ministry lasted at least two years, since the plucking of the ears of corn (April - June) marks a first spring; the feeding of the five thousand when the grass was fresh green (xXcwpos: about March), a second; and the Passover of the Crucifixion a third: and these three points are so far removed from one another in the narrative that the conclusion would hold, even if the general arrangement in St Mark were only roughly, and not minutely, chronological.

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  • 23, an interpolation) for the Passover of the Crucifixion; and the ministry would thus be reduced to a single year.

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  • The date of the Crucifixion.

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  • 12, show that he was not a newcomer at the time of the Crucifixion.

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  • For the Crucifixion " under Pontius Pilate " the Passover of A.D.

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  • The Crucifixion at some previous Passover would then fall not later than A.D.

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  • - The Resurrection on " the first day of the week " (Sunday) was " on the third day " after the Crucifixion; and that "the third day" implies an interval of only two days hardly needed to be shown, but has been shown to demonstration in Field's Notes on the Translation of the New Testament (on Matt.

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  • The Crucifixion was therefore on a Friday in some year between A.D.

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  • The synoptic Gospels appear to place the Crucifixion on the 15th, since they speak of the Last Supper as a Passover; St John's Gospel, on the other hand (xiii.

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  • 28), distinctly implies that the feast had not yet taken place, and thus makes the Crucifixion fall on the 14th.

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  • Early Christian tradition is unanimous on this side; either the 14th is mentioned, or the Crucifixion is made the antitype of the slaughter of the Paschal Lamb (and the Resurrection of the first fruits), in the following authorities anterior to A.D.

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  • These four lines of inquiry have shown that the Crucifixion fell on Friday, Nisan 14 (rather than 15), in one of the six years 28-33 A.D.; and therefore, if it is possible to discover (i.) exactly which moon or month was reckoned each year as the moon or month of Nisan, and (ii.) exactly on what day that particular moon or month was reckoned as beginning, it will, of course, be possible to tell in which of these years Nisan 14 fell on a Friday.

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  • The earliest witness, indeed, who can be cited for a definite date for the crucifixion gave not 29, but 33 A.D.

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  • The eclipse meant is, presumably, that of the Crucifixion (so Origen, contra Celsum, ii.

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  • But if the tradition of the consulship was thus, it would seem, already an old one about the year 200, there is at least some reason to conclude that trustworthy information in early Christian circles pointed, independently of the Gospels, to the year 29 as that of the Crucifixion.

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  • - the same three authorities who bear the earliest witness for the consuls of the year of the Crucifixion - and by many later writers.

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  • 29, was one of the three alternative dates for the Crucifixion which on astronomical and calendar grounds were found (see above, 5d) to be possible.

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  • 26-27; the length of the ministry was fixed, with some approach to certainty, at between two and three years, and here too the resultant date for the Crucifixion would be the Passover of A.D.

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  • 26-27, the Crucifixion in A.D.

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  • The Chronology of the Apostolic Age, The chronology of the New Testament outside the Gospels may be defined for the purposes of this article as that of the period between the Crucifixion in A.D.

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  • The conversion of St Paul, which falls within the second period, would on this arrangement fall somewhere between five and ten years after the Crucifixion.

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  • Fotheringham, " The Date of the Crucifixion," in the Journal of Philology, xxix.

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  • As might be expected, Dr Holtzmann's conclusions are clear-cut, and alternatives are rigidly excluded: the Crucifixion is dated on the 7th of April A.D.

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  • This reconstruction of its meaning seems to have been the peculiar revelation of the Lord to Paul, who viewed Christ's crucifixion and death as an atoning sacrifice, liberating by its grace mankind from bonds of sin which the law, far from snapping, only made more sensible and grievous.

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  • Spirito are two paintings by Luca Signorelli, the "Crucifixion" and the "Day of Pentecost," originally intended for a processional banner.

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  • Through his machinations the crucifixion took place, and Satan was the originator of the whole Orthodox community with its churches, vestments, ceremonies, sacraments and fasts, with its monks and priests.

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  • Beneath a street in the town is a curious example of a hermit's cave, excavated in the chalk, and containing rude carvings of the crucifixion and other sacred subjects.

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  • 1598), bishop of Schleswig, had met at Hamburg in 1542 a Jew named Ahasuerus (Ahasverus), who declared he was " eternal " and was the same who had been punished in the above-mentioned manner by Jesus at the time of the crucifixion.

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  • The reiterated reports of the actual existence of a wandering being, who retained in his memory the details of the crucifixion, show how the idea had fixed itself in popular imagination and found its way into the 19th-century collections of German legends.

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  • The source of all these reports of an ever-living witness of the crucifixion is probably Matthew xvi.

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  • As the kingdom had not come, it was assumed that there must be persons living who had been present at the crucifixion; the same reasoning is at the root of the Anglo-Israel belief.

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  • GOOD FRIDAY (probably "God's Friday"), the English name for the Friday before Easter, kept as the anniversary of the Crucifixion.

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  • The origin of the custom of a yearly commemoration of the Crucifixion is somewhat obscure.

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  • In St Peter's are the famous altar-piece by Rubens, representing the Crucifixion of St Peter, several works by Lucas van Leyden, and some old German glass-paintings.

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  • - The consideration of this point brings one into touch with the two rival traditions as to the conduct of the disciples after the betrayal and crucifixion of the Lord - the Galilean and the Jerusalem narratives.

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  • The earliest direct witness is Tertullian, who definitely states that Peter suffered under Nero by crucifixion.

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  • is a still earlier reference to his crucifixion.

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  • The most noteworthy of its public buildings is the handsome Protestant Church, begun in the 14th century and finished in 1520, in the Gothic style, containing a beautiful cup-shaped font, cast by Meister Leonhardus in 1438, and a large mural painting of the Crucifixion by Johannes von Rosenau (1445).

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  • The master of the barbarians fell below the lowest Hellenic level when he put the brave Rhegine general Phyton to a lingering death, and in other cases imitated the Carthaginian cruelty of crucifixion.

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  • The attribution of the Crucifixion to the Jews appears in several 2nd-century documents; Justin actually uses the words "He was pierced by you" in his dialogue with Trypho the Jew.

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  • Less abundant, but still sufficient to prove the artist's intention, are the preliminary studies to a picture of the Crucifixion.

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  • The Sepulchre and the Hill of the Crucifixion were lost to the Christian pilgrim; and, consequently, before the era of Constantine, the one holy site in the town of Jerusalem was the so-called Coenaculum, which received its name in later years.

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  • There the cave was discovered in which Joseph of Arimathea had laid the body of Jesus; and above this cave and the .Hill of the Crucifixion the imposing church of the Holy Sepulchre was built (A.D.

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  • To his continuators, on the other hand, it is an established fact that Helena brought all three crosses to light, and ascertained the genuine Cross by the instrumentality of a miracle, in addition to discovering the nails of the Crucifixion (Rufin.

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  • We may say, then, that it was written some twenty years after the Crucifixion.

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  • Historically it is of great value as showing how widely within twenty or twenty-five years of the Crucifixion a religion which proclaimed developed theological teaching as to " the Lord Jesus Christ " had spread in the Roman Empire.

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  • But the chief priests succeeded in making the people ask for Barabbas and demand the crucifixion of Jesus.

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  • It is adequate to its presumed purpose of offering to distant Gentile converts a clear account of their Master's earthly work, and of the causes which led to His rejection by His own people and to His death by Roman crucifixion.

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  • The account of the trial and the crucifixion differs considerably from the accounts given in the other Gospels.

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  • It is averred that he never handled a brush without fervent prayer and he wept when he painted a Crucifixion.

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  • Marco (now converted into a national museum), a series of frescoes, beginning towards 1443; in the first cloister is the Crucifixion with St Dominic kneeling; and the same treatment recurs on a wall near the dormitory; in the chapterhouse is a third Crucifixion, with the Virgin swooning, a composition of twenty life-sized figures - the red background, which has a strange and harsh effect, is the misdoing of some restorer; an "Annunciation," the figures of about three-fourths of life-size, in a dormitory; in the adjoining passage, the "Virgin enthroned," with four saints; on the wall of a cell, the "Coronation of the Virgin," with Saints Paul, Thomas Aquinas, Benedict, Dominic, Francis and Peter Martyr; two Dominicans welcoming Jesus, habited as a pilgrim; an "Adoration of the Magi"; the "Marys at the Sepulchre."

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  • Within the church are the iron crown of Lombardy, supposed to have been beaten out of one of the nails used at the Crucifixion, and the treasury containing the relics of Theodelinda, comprising her crown, fan and comb of gold, and the golden hen and seven chickens, representing Lombardy and her seven provinces, and crosses, reliquaries, &c., of the Lombard and Gothic periods.

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  • As this story coincided with the birth (or crucifixion) of Christ it was thought to herald the end of the old world and the beginning of the new.

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  • A curious tradition, illustrating the efforts of the dispersed people to conciliate their oppressors, asserts that the Jews of Worms gave their voice against the crucifixion, but that their messenger did not arrive at Jerusalem until after the event.

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  • (I) the condemnation by Pilate, (2) the reception of the cross, (3) Christ's first fall, (4) the meeting with His mother, (5) Simon of Cyrene carrying the cross, (6) Veronica wiping the face of Jesus, (7) the second fall, (8) the exhortation to the women of Jerusalem, (9) the third fall, (io) the stripping of the clothes, (i 1) the crucifixion, (12) the death, (13) the descent from the cross, (14) the burial.

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  • The church of Santa Maria degli Angioli, built about 1499, and till 1848 occupied by Franciscans, contains several very fine frescoes (particularly a Crucifixion) painted 1529-1530 by Bernardino Luini.

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  • CALVARY, the conventional English rendering of the calvaria of the Vulgate, the Latin version of the Greek rcp6.mov, both meaning "skull" and representing the Hebrew Golgotha, the name given to the scene of Christ's crucifixion.

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  • The term "a Calvary" is applied to a sculptured representation of the Crucifixion, either inside a church, or adjoining one in the open air.

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  • A medieval legend ascribes the conformation of bill and coloration of plumage to a divine recognition of the bird's pity, bestowed on Christ at the crucifixion.

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  • And, further, this matter seems to belong to the same cycle of tradition as the story of Pilate's wife and his throwing the guilt of the Crucifixion of Jesus upon the Jews, and the testimony borne by the Roman guard (as well as the centurion) who kept watch by the cross (xxvii.

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  • The majesty of Christ is also impressed upon us by the signs at His crucifixion, some of which are related only in this Gospel, xxvii.

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  • Such subjects as the Deity, the Trinity, the Annunciation,the Nativity, the Crucifixion, the Coronation of the Virgin, are not uncommon.

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  • He is mentioned by the Four Evangelists, who are in substantial agreement concerning him: after the Crucifixion he went to Pilate and asked for the body of Jesus, subsequently prepared it for burial and laid it in a tomb.

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  • The more thoroughgoing Docetae assumed the position that Christ was born without any participation of matter; and that all the acts and sufferings of his human life, including the crucifixion, were only apparent.

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  • It was not pretended that the apostles had legislated on the matter, but the general and natural feeling that the anniversaries of the crucifixion and the resurrection of Christ ought to be celebrated by Christians took expression in a variety of ways according to the differing tastes of individuals.

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  • The usual form of sacrifice was crucifixion.

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  • He is said to have suffered crucifixion at Patras (Patrae) in Achaea, on a cross of the form called Crux decussata (X) and commonly known as "St Andrew's cross."

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  • The Gospel accounts are fairly sparse - they were writing for people who knew what crucifixion meant.

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  • This linked with the highly visceral nature of the crucifixion is reminiscent of much of Peter Greenaway 's work from around the same time.

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  • Of course, Judas is not a common name, but one worth mentioning since it was he, a former disciple, who betrayed Jesus to the guards that led to his crucifixion.

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  • All staff and volunteers believe in the conception, crucifixion, and resurrection of Jesus Christ, and the church believes that salvation and eternal life are found only through Him.

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  • As if including a crucifixion dance routine in her Rome concert performance was not enough to cause an uproar, Madonna invited the Pope to attend, thinking he would find her act beautiful and elegant.

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  • Christian crosses are typically a reference to Christ's crucifixion, and are worn to protect a person from harm.

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  • One of the most popular religious charm themes is the crucifixion of Christ, which has inspired a wide range of designs.

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  • The cross is a universal Christian icon that symbolizes the crucifixion and resurrection by Jesus, the Christ.

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  • Easter speeches for kids will typically cover the biblical events leading up to the crucifixion, death and subsequent resurrection, but they may also focus on the spring season.

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  • The crucifixion of Jesus occurred on a Friday.

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  • Next, the heart is pierced by a thorn or may be wrapped in a crown of thorns, symbolic of the crown forced on Christ at his crucifixion.

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  • For example, a cross is symbolic of two things to Christians: the crucifixion of Jesus and Christianity as a whole religion.

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  • Crosses are just that; two crossed planks that represent the original cross used in Christ's crucifixion.

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  • Peter is believed to have been the first Pope of the universal church, and also died from crucifixion.

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  • A rendering of the crucifixion: The design is inked on his inner right forearm and probably represents the "protection" theme of several of Williams' tats.

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  • Some traditional Catholic cross tattoos rely on the crucifix, which depicts Jesus during his crucifixion.

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  • Shaped like an X rather than a T, St. Andrew's cross defies tradition much in the same manner as his crucifixion, which took place on an X shaped crucifix.

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  • It represents the crucifixion of Christ.

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  • This cross, sometimes called the Jerusalem cross, is made up of five different crosses, each symbolizing one of Christ's wounds during crucifixion.

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  • This symbolizes the church more than the crucifixion.

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  • Ask the children to sculpt their favorite Easter symbols while you read the story of the Crucifixion and the Resurrection to them.

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  • The caterpillar represents Jesus' life on earth, the cocoon is symbolic of Jesus' crucifixion and burial, and the butterfly represents His resurrection and ascension to Heaven.

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