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What Does Good Friday Mean to Christians?

Answer the question: What is Good Friday and what do Christians celebrate on this important holy day?

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Everything You Need to Know About Roman Crucifixions

Roman Crucifixion - Definition and Meaning of Roman Crucifixion


Roman Crucifixion Methods: What Did Jesus Endure?


This is a story from Biblical Archeology Review about the Roman practice of crucifixion. It's a bit different than what we generally think it was. As terrible as we view it, it was far worse.


Roman Crucifixion Methods Reveal the History of Crucifixion

But He was pierced for our rebellion, crushed for our sins. He was beaten so we could be whole. He was whipped so we could be healed...the LORD laid on Him the sins of us all. Isaiah 53:5-6


Ossuaries discovered in the Giv‘at ha-Mivtar tombs. Made of local limestone, these ossuaries display various incised decorations. Six-petaled rosettes and concentric circles decorate a small ossuary that contained the bones of two children.

Roman Imperial Helmet craft - includes templates to print and ideas on how to decorate them.


What do we know about the history of crucifixion? In the following article, “New Analysis of the Crucified Man,” Hershel Shanks looks at evidence of Roman crucifixion methods as analyzed from the remains found in Jerusalem of a young man crucified in the first century A.D.

New Evidence: Roman Crucifixion and Shroud of Turin