Pilate Washes his Hands

Book Title: Biblia Sacra : ad optima quaeque veteris, & Vulgate, translationis exe[m]plaria summa diligentia pari[que]; fide castigata. Cum Hebraicorum, Caldaeorum & Graecorum : nominu[m] interpretatione

Author: Eskrich, Pierre, ca. 1530-ca. 1590, ill.

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Description: The Jews ask for Barabbas to be freed rather than Jesus. Believing that he is innocent, Pilate symbolically washes his hands before handing Jesus over to the Jews. Illustration by Pierre Eskrich (ca. 1550-ca. 1590).

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