Re: [XTalk] Re: Burial in a tomb? Exceptional?
- In a message dated 1/15/2003 4:36:47 PM Central Standard Time,
>I'm reserving judgment on the first Ulpian text, which seems to be disputed.
> >More examples of how traitors were to be treated.
> >Hardly the case: Ulpianus is talking about robbers, not senators.
> According to Brown, Ulpianus tells us that the rule was to let
> families and friends bury crucifixion victims. I thought you were
> going to reserve judgement on this question until you had researched
> it more carefully to see if Brown is correct, or Hengel.
I don't think anyone disputes that Ulpianus says that the crucified remains
of robbers in public places is a deterrent in this second passage.
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