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Pilate, Pontius

Syllabification: Pi·late, Pontius
Pronunciation: /ˈpīlət
  • (Died circa ad 36), Roman procurator of Judaea circa 26-circa 36. He is known for presiding at the trial of Jesus Christ and authorizing his crucifixion.

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