Meaning of Crucifixion
What is Crucifixion:
Crucifixion is a mechanism of torture and murder of people by those who hold power at the time, whose purpose is to maintain control over the masses through terror and fear.
The oldest records of the existence of crucifixion date from the time of the Assyrians and Persians, being used later by the Roman Empire for which it is known today.
In the Christian religion, The crucifixion means the agony of Jesus of Nazareth on the cross. According to the Bible, Jesus is crucified and then resurrected. In this sense, the crucifixion also refers to this passage found in the New Testament.
Crucifixions used different types of crosses. The most used in the Roman crucifixion is the T-shape, although the best known is the Catholic cross shape, since the image of the crucifixion of the messiah Jesus uses this type.
Crucifixion of Jesus
The crucifixion of Jesus of Nazareth described in the New Testament gospels constitutes one of the main celebrations of the faithful of the Catholic Church known as Holy Week.
In this sense, the crucifixion of Jesus is necessary for his resurrection, which proves that he is the son of God. In this way, the beginning of Holy Week marks the Friday of sorrows that recalls the tears and pain of Mary after the death of her son Jesus.