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Thresor admirable, de la sentence prononcée par Ponce Pilate, contre nostre Sauveur Jesus-Christ

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Title

Thresor admirable, de la sentence prononcée par Ponce Pilate, contre nostre Sauveur Jesus-Christ

Description

Apparently the first extant printing of the 'Aquila discovery' of a scroll purporting to record the death sentence pronounced by Pilate on Jesus, unearthed in late 1580 and examined by Camillo Borello; the present text may be adapted from his sceptical Italian account or from a lost Italian newsbook.

Creator

Pontius Pilate, pseudo.

Publisher

Lyon: Johann Stratius

Date

1581-01-09

Language

French

Bibliographic Citation

FREEMAN, Arthur, Bibliotheca Fictiva: A Collection of Books & Manuscripts Relating to Literary Forgery, 400BC – AD 2000, London: Bernard Quaritch Limited, 2014, p. 113. [106]

 

Provenance

Bibliotheca Fictiva

Rights Holder

Sheridan Libraries at Johns Hopkins University