Arch of Titus

Roman Officials and Historians

The following Roman historians and governmental officials lived between 1 B.C. and A.D 138 and wrote about Jesus Christ. They wrote that He lived and was put to death by Pontius Pilate. Pontius Pilate said that Jesus performed miracles. Two writers said Christians worshiped Jesus as God.

Pergamum Acropolis - Trajan Temple

Roman Emperors

Two Roman emperors state that Christians existed, were in conflict with society, were punished and even died for their beliefs. Trajan reports how Christians could save themselves.

Ephesus Library of Celsus

Greek Writer

One ancient satirist was scornful of Christians. Yet, his satire reveals important truths about Jesus Christ and the early Christians.

Sheep and Watchtower - Taiyibeh Ophrah

Jewish History

Two of the most significant historical quotes about Christ were written by a Jewish historian and recorded in the Jewish Talmud. Check out the authentication of Flavius Josephus’ documents.

Ashkelon Columns

Other Documents

The historical quotes in this section are very unusual because they refer to events that occurred at the time of and after Christ’s death. The quotes refer to Christ as a wise king, the mystery of total darkness at the time of Christ’s death during a full moon and Jewish exorcists using Jesus’ name to cast out demons.