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Epistola ad Tiberium Caesarem

Number

lt.023

Title

Epistola ad Tiberium Caesarem

Epistola missa Thiberio a Pontio Pilato

Pontii Pilati ad Tiberium imp. epistola de Jesu Christo

Name of the Portuguese translation

Carta a Tibério (pt.023)

Carta al Emperador Tiberio

Author

Pseudo Pontius Pilate

The author of the Spanish text (Latin translator) was the friar Gauberte Fabricio de Vagad.

Language

The original text was written in Latin, and the Portuguese translation was made through a spanish version of the text (which translated Latin).

Characterization

Apocryphal letter attributed to Pontius Pilate and addressed to the Roman emperor Tiberius, referring to the death and resurrection of Christ.

Date

1301 ad quem

Place

Unknown.

Extant witnesses

Online (greek and latin):

- Bibliothèque nationale de France - Bibliotheque nationale de France (Grec 1019 A; Grec 770) – greek

- British Museum, London - Catalogue of Manuscripts in the British Museum, N.S.1: Arundel (J. Forshall) (nº 128) – latin

- Wroclaw University Library (Polónia) – nº IV Q 156 b

 

Studies

References:

Speyer, W. (1978), “Neue Pilatus-Apokryphen”, Vigiliae Christianae 32, 53-59.

Werner, D. (1973), Pylatus. Untersuchungen zur metrischen Pilatuslegende und kritische Textausgabe. Rattingen: A. Henn.