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Title: Horizontal or not?
Subtitle: The Patibulum in Sallust, Hist. 3 Frg. 9
Author(s): VAN WINGERDEN, Ruben
Journal: Biblica
Volume: 99    Issue: 4   Date: 2018   
Pages: 592-599
DOI: 10.2143/BIB.99.4.3285665

Abstract :
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.

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