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Pilate to Tiberius, Letters of
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It is commonly believed that the first edition of a Letter of Pilate to Tiberius is that of Barthelemy Chasseneuz in 1571 (the 1st ed. of his Catalogus gloriae mundi is actually from 1546), but the Latin Letter of Pilate to Tiberius has been circulating in print since the last quarter of the 15th century and was printed by C. Scheurl in the first part of the 16th century (see Backus, 1998). The other texts that will be discussed below have been discovered since the 18th century. Th…

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Gounelle, Rémi, “Pilate to Tiberius, Letters of”, in: Brill Encyclopedia of Early Christianity Online, General Editor David G. Hunter, Paul J.J. van Geest, Bert Jan Lietaert Peerbolte. Consulted online on 28 September 2023 <>
First published online: 2022

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