Crucifixion of Jesus Christ

The Romans adopted the practice of crucifixion during the reign of Alexander the Great. These sites present medical and historical information about the crucifixion.

On the Physical Death of Jesus Christ - A medical examination of the crucifixion, written by a doctor. The gospels, first century historians, the shroud of Turin, eye-witness accounts, and archaeological evidence from the remains of crucified victims are referenced in this article.

Crucifixion in Antiquity - An historic examination of crucifixion by Joe Zias, the Curator of Archaeology/Anthropology for the Israel Antiquities Authority from 1972 to 1997.

The Shroud of Turin - The controversial Shroud of Turin is a linen cloth bearing the image of a crucified man. Some believe it was the burial cloth of Jesus. Form your own conclusions by using this site's interactive photos to examine the Shroud.

Crucifixion in the bible

  • Matthew 27:24-56
  • Mark 15:1-41
  • Luke 23:1-49
  • John 19:1-37