Question by  Dyson (55)

What is the history of crucifixion?

I need to learn more about crucifixion?


Answer by  TheAnswerFairy (2345)

Crucifixion was used from about the 6th century BC until the 4th century AD in the area around the Middle East and modern-day Italy and Greece. It was a way of executing criminals in a painful and public fashion to keep other people from committing crimes.


Answer by  scariapj (346)

Crucifixion was a punishment that was only for slaves or malefactors of the worst. Jews used this manner for punishment. It was usually done after the death. The body or the head was tied to a stake , placing the head on a pole after death was also called crucifixio.

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