What happened to Pilate after Jesus died?
By other accounts, Pontius Pilate was sent into exile and committed suicide of his own accord. Some traditions assert that after he committed suicide, his body was thrown into the Tiber River. Still others believe Pontius Pilate’s fate involved his conversion to Christianity and subsequent canonization.
Why was Pontius Pilate executed?
Pilate was effectively a dictator; so long as he kept Rome happy, he had absolute power, including power of life and death. The case against Pilate is that he found Jesus not guilty, but had him executed in order to keep the peace.
Who was Caesar when Jesus died?
He reigned from AD 14 until 37, succeeding his stepfather, the first Roman emperor Augustus. Tiberius was born in Rome in 42 BC.
|Names Tiberius Claudius Nero Tiberius Caesar Regnal name Tiberius Caesar Augustus|
|Father||Tiberius Claudius Nero Augustus (adoptive)|
What was Pontius Pilate religion?
Not only was Pilate a Christian; he was a confessor and even a martyr. One eastern text, The Handing Over of Pilate, has Tiberius ordering the governor to be beheaded for having allowed the Crucifixion to go ahead.