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Bibil Identifier bibil:221029
Publication Type Journal article
Title (French, Long) La femme de Pilate dans les Actes de Pilate, recension grecque A (II, 1)
Author Baudoin, Anne-Catherine
Journal Apocrypha (Volume: 21)
Year (Publication) 2010
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2010
Year (Copyright) 2010
Year (Reference) 2010
Language French
Pages 133-150 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract Mt 27:19, concerning Pilate’s wife, is the only canonical source for the episode developed in the Acts of Pilate II, 1. Placed at the beginning of the trial, even before Jesus’ entrance, the narrative of the dream of Pilate’s wife is just slightly modified: the dream is said to have occurred “by night”, which solves a question raised by the Christian authors. Pilate shares this message with the Jews and reminds them that his wife is “pious” and “judaizes”, which is an original element that can be linked to the Judeo-Christian context of the text. Finally, the Jews, believing him to be a sorcerer, accuse Jesus of sending the dream: this attitude is compared with other antique testimonies that may differ from or be inspired by the Acts of Pilate.
DOI 10.1484/J.APOCRA.1.102233
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Milieu : Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha : Apocryphal Texts relating to New Testament Characters or Events : Ministry and Passion : Pilate : Gospel of Nicodemus / Acts of Pilate
Pericopes Matthew 27,19
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