quarta-feira, 5 de abril de 2006

Como os romanos crucificavam uma pessoa?

Eu vi na semana passada o post de Jim Davila no biblioblog PaleoJudaica.com sobre os muitos modos usados pelos romanos para crucificar uma pessoa: Image of Jesus' crucifixion may be wrong, says study. Mas só hoje, lendo mais sobre o assunto, fiquei impressionado! Veja o artigo que está na página da ABC News, onde se explica que a pessoa podia ser pregada na cruz até mesmo pelos genitais... Jim Davila custa a crer, por não haver evidências de tal prática, mas não duvida da imaginação dos antigos romanos...


Right Side Up or Right Side Down? Doubts Cast on Jesus' Crucifixion
British Study Tries to Prove How Jesus Died

By Mike Lee - March 30, 2006
Was Christ crucified upside down with his feet nailed to the top of the cross, his head toward the ground? Or was he not even nailed, but instead lashed to the cross with cords, perhaps to the side, rather than the front of the cross? These gruesome questions have suddenly been raised by scientists in a new study published by Britain's Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine (...) Sometimes a victim was nailed to the cross by his genitals, according to the authors. Although the study does not allege that this is what happened to Christ, it poses that possibility (cont.)

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