Greco-Roman Conceptions of Crucifixion: “The Barren Tree”

The Romans employed crucifixion as a death sentence for the lowliest of scum. To them, the crucifix was known as “the barren tree”, a name surely used to embody the hopelessness and loneliness present in such a manner of death. What else could one possibly see when they think of such a phrase? Most likelyContinue reading “Greco-Roman Conceptions of Crucifixion: “The Barren Tree””