At a glance:
- Author: James R. Mills
- First Published: 2000
- Characters: Pontius Pilate, Jesus Christ, Claudia Procula, Joseph ben Caiaphas, Herod the Great, Herod Antipas
- Genres: Long fiction, Historical fiction, Biographical fiction, Novel
- Subjects: Religion, Christianity, Faith, Biblical times, Jesus Christ, Greek or Roman times, Resurrection, First century
- Locales: Palestine, Gaul
As James R. Mills points out in the “Editor’s Note” that precedes his novel, Pontius Pilate was not a major figure in Roman history. During the reign of Tiberius Caesar, Pilate was appointed governor of Judea, Samaria, and Idumea by the emperor’s chief prefect, Lucius Aelius Sejanus. Pilate held that post for ten years. However, after the aging Tiberius turned on Sejanus, denounced him, and had him and his entire family executed, Pilate became vulnerable. Eventually he was arrested on a charge of murder by his new superior, Lucius Vitellius, and sent to Rome to...
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