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Title: Horizontal or not?
Subtitle: The Patibulum in Sallust, Hist. 3 Frg. 9
Author(s): VAN WINGERDEN, Ruben
Volume: 99 Issue: 4 Date: 2018
Did Jesus carry a whole cross or just a part, a patibulum? Whether patibulum is horizontal or not is an issue in crucifixion studies. Sallust, Hist. 3 frg. 9, could play a role in this discussion. By a thorough survey of the narrative context and the many text-critical issues, we hope to contribute something to the discussion by arguing that patibulum in Sallust, Hist. 3 frg. 9, should be understood as horizontal.