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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Chapter Four The 01d Testament. This project takes up the study of crucifixion where my doctoral thesis left off, around the turn of the first century AD. The first chapter 1—35 is a brief survey of previous investigations of crucifixion.

Historians of the Roman Era. One need only consider a text such as Josephus, A. The theme of contextualisation of New Testament texts is a trademark of my classes. From a later text, Firmicus Maternus, Mathesis 6. Dr Mark B Stephens.

Samuelsson then makes the assumption that if a text does not cucifixion contain all four markers mentioned by Kuhn, then almost every ancient gunmar must be excluded.


Contact us Expand Contact us Minimize Contact us. This is confirmed very clearly by representations of crucifixion from samuelxson ancient world two graffiti by pagans and one by a Christian magician that show tau-shaped crosses see, e.

Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Philosophical Literature gknnar the Classical Era. This is a philological impossibility due to the fact that in classical Latin no author ever writes that an individual was taken to a patibulum. Samuelsson suggests that the vagueness of the terminology may imply that there was no defined punishment of crucifixion in the time prior to Jesus Index of Modern Authors.

Gunnar Samuelsson – University of Gothenburg, Sweden

Start Expand Start Minimize Start. Crux is the primary designation for a vertical suspension or torture tool. Help Center Find new research papers in: Click here to sign up. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. In addition, she is seated on a small sedile for which Samuelsson claims there is no textual evidence [], although later Christian authors are witnesses to its existence, e.


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We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Cantarella, I supplizi capitali in Grecia e a Roma, Milan[one among many ancient historians who have come to antiqquity conclusion]. Research Expand Research Minimize Research. Disciplines Expand Disciplines Minimize Disciplines.

Skip to main content. The various terms do not only refer to “crucify” and “cross.

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Conclusion The Latin Literature. But there is also an alternative. Review quote “[This book] is a valuable contribution to the debate.

Mohr Siebeck Publishers should be thanked for making the dissertation so promptly accessible. This study is highly persuasive.