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The Real Meaning of the Crucifixion
The word "crucifixion" comes from the Latin crucifixio , or crucifixus , meaning "fixed to a cross. Roman crucifixion was an ancient method of execution in which the victim's hands and feet were bound and nailed to a cross. It was one of the most painful and disgraceful methods of capital punishment. Because of the long-drawn-out suffering and horrible manner of execution, it was viewed as the supreme penalty by the Romans. The Roman cross was formed of wood, typically with a vertical stake and a horizontal cross beam near the top. Different types and shapes of crosses existed for different forms of crucifixion :. Crucifixion was practiced by the Phoenicians and Carthaginians and then later quite extensively by the Romans.
Who Is Jesus?
The crucifixion of Jesus occurred in 1st-century Judea , most likely between AD 30 and Jesus' crucifixion is described in the four canonical gospels , referred to in the New Testament epistles , attested to by other ancient sources , and is established as a historical event confirmed by non-Christian sources,  although there is no consensus among historians on the exact details. According to the canonical gospels, Jesus was arrested and tried by the Sanhedrin , and then sentenced by Pontius Pilate to be scourged , and finally crucified by the Romans.
Why is this so? Because of Jesus' death, the human race has the opportunity for eternal salvation. All four of the New Testament Gospels talk of the crucifixion of Christ. These authors give us graphic accounts of the ancient Roman practice. Here are some main points in the crucifixion timeline: Jesus was arrested in the Garden of Gethsemane Mark Jesus endured six trials - three by Jewish leaders and three by the Romans John , Mark , Mark a, Mark 1b-5, Luke , Mark