Pontius Pilate was the fifth governor of the Roman province of Judea under Emperor Tiberius.
He is believed to have held his office between the years 26 AD and 37 AD, during which he presided over Jesus’ trial, torture and execution.
And Joseph ben Caiaphas, known simply as Caiaphas, was the high priest of the Jewish Sanhedrin council who, according to the Gospels, plotted to have Jesus crucified.
Tom Meyer, a professor in Bible studies at Shasta Bible College and Graduate School in California, US, believes there is ample evidence to prove these figures were real, which, in turn, validates the Bible’s testimony of Jesus’ life and death.
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