Summary and Analysis: Chapter 2
Pontius Pilate: The fifth Roman procurator of Judea.
Mark Ratslayer: A Roman centurion.
Yeshua: A philosopher who has been arrested by the Romans for potentially causing unrest.
Matthew Levi: One of Yeshua’s followers.
Joseph Kaifa: The high priest of the Jews and president of the Sanhedrin.
Hooded Man (also known as “Aphranius”): A man who meets Pilate; he is later revealed as the head of the Roman secret police in Judea.
The professor continues his story, which begins with Pontius Pilate, the procurator of Judea, sitting in the “colonnade between the two wings of the palace of Herod...
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