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book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not
illustrated. 1817 edition. Excerpt: ...the law, which did not allow
of justice to be administered in private, or in the night-time: And
therefore the high priests and rulers met again in the morning, in
the council-chamber, in the temple, (which they could not do the
night before, because the temple was then always shut), there to
reexamine our Saviour, and condemn him in form., CalmeVs
Commentary. f At Jerusalem the people shew you, at this time, the
palace of Pilate, or rather the place where they say it stood; for
now an ordinary Turkish house possesses its room. In this pretended
house (which stands not far from St Stephen's gate, and borders on
the area of the temple, on the north side) they shew you a room in
which Christ was mocked with the ensigns of royalty, and buffeted
by the soldiers; and on the other side of the street (which was
anciently another part of the palace) is the room where they say
our Lord was scourged. Welti's Geography of the New Testament, part
i. 3 It is not certainly known of what family or country this
governor was, though it. is generally believed that he was of Rome,
at least of Italy. He succeeded Gratus in the government of Judea,
in which he continued ten years, i. e. from the twelfth to the
twenty-second of Tiberius, and is represented by Philo (de
Legatione ad Caium) as a man of an impetuous and obstinate temper;
and a judge who used to sell justice, and for money pronounce any
sentence that was desired. The same author makes mention of his
rapines, his injuries, his murders, the torments he inflicted upon
the innocent, and the persons he put to death without any form of
process. In short, he describes him as a man that exercised an
excessive cruelty during the whole time of his government, from
which he was deposed by Vitellius, the...
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