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Crucifixion in antiquity : an inquiry into the background and significance of the New Testament terminology of crucifixion / Gunnar Samuelsson.

Author/Creator:
Samuelsson, Gunnar.
Publication:
Tübingen : Mohr Siebeck, c2011.
Series:
Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament. 2. Reihe 310.
Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament. 2. Reihe ; 310
Format/Description:
Book
xxx, 357 p. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Crucifixion -- History -- Sources.
Jesus Christ -- Crucifixion.
Crucifixion -- Early works to 1800.
Summary:
Gunnar Samuelsson questions our textual basis for our knowledge about the death of Jesus. As a matter of fact, the New Testament texts offer only a brief description of the punishment that has influenced a whole world.
Contents:
Introduction
Greek literature
Latin literature
The Old Testament and early Jewish literature
The New Testament
Discussion with reference literature and scholars
Conclusion.
Notes:
Slightly revised version of the author's thesis (Th.D.)--University of Gothenburg, 2010.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [311]-331) and indexes.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Class of 1924 Book Fund.
Contributor:
Class of 1924 Book Fund.
ISBN:
9783161506949
3161506944
OCLC:
748339779
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