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1910 New Catholic Dictionary

Pilate, Pontius

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Roman procurator of Judea from 26 to 36; of equestrian rank. He tried and condemned Jesus Christ to death. He is the subject of many legends. The Abyssinian and Coptic churches believe that he afterwards became a Christian and was martyred; they venerate him as a saint.

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Entry for 'Pilate, Pontius'. 1910 New Catholic Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ncd/p/pilate-pontius.html. 1910.

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