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Was it normal for someone to carry their own cross to their crucifixion?

Crucifixion was used by Romans for punishing non-Romans from the end of the first century BC. By the time of Jesus, the regulations governing a crucifixion had become relatively standard in the Roman world. The following description is taken from Vassilios┬áTzaferis (1985), the archaeologist whose excavations in Jerusalem in 1968 discovered the only known physical […]