Did the legend of the conversion of Pilate precede the gooddess of the Gospel Pilate?

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Did the legend of the conversion of Pilate precede the gooddess of the Gospel Pilate?

Post by Giuseppe » Fri Feb 12, 2021 10:08 am

According to the other sources Pilate was markedly anti-Jewish, cruel and incompetent. In the year 36 CE, he was removed from his function by the emperor, a very unusual measure.

This exile of Pilate could have originated the legend of a conversion of Pilate, his own realization of his errors as governor.

Hence, this legend was annexed by 'Mark' (author) to explain the independent legend of a Jesus crucified by Romans.

And the name of Pilate entered in his story.

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