Pontius Pilate prepares to kill himself in remorse

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Title

Pontius Pilate prepares to kill himself in remorse

Subject

Suicide, Regret, Guilt, Politicians

Description

Pontius Pilate holds a dagger to himself as he prepares to kill himself. According to Eusebius in his "Ecclesiastical History", he kills himself in A.D. 39. Underneath the image is lettering in Italian which reads "Pilato oppresso dai rimorsi, si uccide da se stesso"

Creator

Bartolomeo Pinelli

Date

1781-1835

Contributor

Fiorella Gambetta

Rights

Public Domain

Format

1 Print: line engraving; image 11.2 x 15.8 cm

Language

Italian

Type

Engravings

Identifier

https://wellcomecollection.org/works/uz6yk347

Files

pontius.jpg

Citation

Bartolomeo Pinelli, “Pontius Pilate prepares to kill himself in remorse,” Enlightenmens, accessed February 8, 2023, http://enlightenmens.lmc.gatech.edu/items/show/114.

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