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Author Schiavone, Aldo, author.

Title Pontius Pilate : deciphering a memory / Aldo Schiavone ; translated by Jeremy Carden.

Publication Info. New York : Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Company, [2017]
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Description 238 pages ; 22 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-225) and index.
Summary The Roman prefect Pontius Pilate has been cloaked in rumor and myth since the first century, but what do we actually know of the man who condemned Jesus of Nazareth to the Cross? In this breakthrough, revisionist biography of one of the Bible’s most controversial figures, Italian classicist Aldo Schiavone explains what might have happened in that brief meeting between the governor and Jesus, and why the Gospels—and history itself—have made Pilate a figure of immense ambiguity.
Subject Pilate, Pontius, active 1st century.
Governors -- Palestine -- Biography.
Jesus Christ -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Jesus Christ -- Crucifixion.
Palestine -- History -- To 70 A.D.
Added Title Ponzio Pilato. English.
ISBN 9781631492358 (hardcover)
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