Nazareth StoneGeneral Information
The Nazareth Inscription is a 24" x 15" marble tablet with a 14-line "Edict of Caesar" proscribing capital punishment for tomb-breakers, allegedly acquired by the Frohner Collection in 1878 from Nazareth.
The following translation from the Greek-based Nazareth Inscription is by Clyde E. Billington:
Since its original publication in 1930 by M. Franz Cumont, no scholar has published evidence to disprove its authenticity.
Clyde Billington of Northwestern College has dated it to A.D. 41 and interpreted it as evidence for the historicity of Christians preaching the resurrection of Jesus within a decade of His crucifixion.
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