The centurion is Hadrian

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The centurion is Hadrian

Post by Giuseppe » Fri Sep 25, 2020 11:56 pm

Why the Latin centurio and not the apt Greek term ?

Because the equivalent Hebrew term is spoken andriōn.

Aramaic kintriōn means "the Ruler".

So, if he is a positive character, then he is Hadrian, the first Emperor supportive of marcionite Christianity.

While, if he is a negative character, he is the Ruler of this world, the evil demiurge.
Nihil enim in speciem fallacius est quam prava religio. -Liv. xxxix. 16.

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