Francesco Carotta, Writer: The Gospel of Caesar. Francesco Carotta is a writer, known for The Gospel of Caesar () and Death Masks (). Kindle Singles Newsstand Accessories Content and Devices Kindle Support Advanced Search. Francesco Carotta. + Follow Books By Francesco Carotta. Jesus Was Caesar: On the Julian Origin of Christianity: An Investigative Report [ Francesco Carotta, Tommie Hendriks, Joseph Horvath, Manfred Junghardt.

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I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Skip to farncesco content. Untersuchungen zur Ikonographie der Kreuzigung Christi. This could of course stem from the engraving itself, which is so microscopic that all shapes would appear rounded. He chose eternal sleep, from which he would only awaken to receive Selene, who would descend to him every night.

Furthermore, one would also have to declare all other similar miniature craftwork depictions franccesco early Christianity as forgeries, something that seems impossible at least for the Ichthys carnelian fig. He is mainly known for carotya controversial theory that statesman Gaius Julius Caesar was the historical Jesus, that the Gospel is a rewriting of Roman historical sources, and that Christianity developed from the cult of the deified Caesar.

Histoire du Culte de Bacchus, Paris, —6. Reading Mark’s Christology Under Caesar: The latter confirmed that due to the form of the letters carotfa piece could not be dated later than approximately to the third century. Click here to sign up. Early historians, however, never mentioned Jesus and even now there is no actual proof of his existence.

At the beginning of the last century the stone was still regarded as an original, but during the s doubts arose concerning its authenticity due to its classification as early Christian. Later generations produced more discrete traditions like the Gospel of Johnthe Acts of the Apostlesand the Book of Revelation.


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Carotta stayed in Frankfurt, where he worked as a language teacher, translator and tutor at the university. Two crucifixes from the era mentioned by Reil will suffice as an example.

Thus the secondary interpretation of the seven stars as planets see above could make sense as well: The tribulation would be marked by dramatic and horrific events. Guthrie, Orpheus and Crancesco Religion. Then the end shall come like a torrent.

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Of this he was proud: There we are merely able to detect a slight curve, the hint of a sideways motion—incidentally also on the Santa Sabina portrait fig. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. We also know from many depictions what a Roman tropaeum looked like, carota example from the miniature in figure 27a.

As Paul Cliteur of the University of Leiden stated: Are the Gospels a ‘mis-telling’ of the life of Caesar – from the Rubicon to his assassination – mutated into the narrative of Jesus – from the Jordan to his crucifixion?

This extended Roman-Christian synopsis is augmented by comparisons in related fields like archaeology, numismatics, iconography, liturgy, and ritual traditions. Bakkikos as an epithet of Orpheos is not tautologic, because beside the tradition that as it seems to be the case here Orpheus was killed by the enemies of his own following, there was among many others one famous variant, in which Orpheus, after returning from the Hades, abandoned his earlier habit of worshipping Dionysus-Bacchus and turned to Helios-Apollo instead, for which the insulted god had him dismembered by his Maenads.

So the tiny and also conical Orpheos Bakkikos stone could have fitted the branch and have been attached to its tip. On the one hand we are struck by the erroneous spelling Orpheos instead of Orpheus: Gandy, The Jesus Mysteries: When scholars in the mid- seventeenth century initiated the discussion of the magical gems, which had been a popular type from the second to the fourth century, trade began to flourish, and newly produced amulets in the ancient tradition were circulated, especially as a motivic supplement to preexisting collections.


As a consequence the whole body sags, and the head is no longer situated above, but beneath the junction of the cross beams. In the lateral view of the second crucifix fig. Since for example the gem is wrought flawlessly, which alone would be an obvious characteristic of a genuine ancient artefact, it is a fortiori supposed to be a forgery, because forgers tend to work well sic! Occupation Ancient historian Religious historian. Descent from the Cross, Bercianos de Aliste.

Crucifixion on paintings by Giotto 14th cent. The Christian crucifixes with bent legs can be regarded in filiation of the Orpheos Bakkikos stone.

The Iobakchoi stood by him: Its two basal openings figs.

Jesus Was Caesar examines these intriguing mirror images. Corruptions in the copying of texts, misinterpretations in translations and the transformation of iconography from Roman to Christian have been traced to their origins. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.

Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. After he studied polemology in Strasbourg, while teaching philosophy in Mulhouse.