The Medical Side Of Yeshua Jesus’s Crucifixion

www.frugalsites.net It was customary for the condemned man to carry his own cross from the flogging post to the site of crucifixion outside the city...
www.frugalsites.net It was customary for the condemned man to carry his own cross from the flogging post to the site of crucifixion outside the city walls.He was usually naked, unless this was prohibited by local customs.  Since the weight of the entire cross was probably well over 300 lb. (136 kg), only the crossbar was carried.  The patibulum, weighing 75 to 125 lb. (34 to 57 kg),was placed across the nape of the victim's neck and balanced along both shoulders. Usually, the outstretched arms.then were tied to the crossbar. The processional to the site of crucifixion was led by a...