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The practice of crucifixion was adopted by the Romans during the reign of Alexander the Great.
These sites present medical and historical information about the crucifixion. A link to the dramatic shockwave animation of the crucifixion is also below.
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.
A Physician Testifies about the Crucifixion - Another medical perspective on the crucifixion.
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.
Animated Crucifixion - A ShockWave animation of the crucifixion. Although this presentation does not include the 2 robbers who were crucified beside Christ, it is very dramatic.
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