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Synonyms for praetorium

the tent of an ancient Roman general

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Genesius then admonished Diocletian and all present to believe in Jesus Christ, whereupon the enraged emperor ordered him to be beaten and then turned over to Plautian, the prefect of the praetorium, who had him put on the rack, torn with iron hooks, and burned with torches.
But the burden of John's Gospel is the story of Jesus' passing through the tortuous birth canal that stretched from Lazarus' tomb to his own tomb, with all the stops in between, including the Temple, Gethsemane, Pilate's Praetorium, and finally being "lifted up" on Golgotha.
Two articles, "Archaeology and John's Gospel" by Urban Von Wahlde and "Aspects of Historicity in the Gospel of John" by Paul Anderson, note that although the Gospel of John is the latest of the four gospels and is profoundly theological, it contains a remarkable number of (apparently accurate) topographical references that are not found in the other Gospels, including the Pool of Siloam and the Pool of Bethesda, the Praetorium, and the Litostrotos.
There is no time here to explore the large terrain opened up once the temporal sphere is confronted by truth--even if that confrontation is as mild and understated as when Jesus responded to Pilate's questions in the praetorium.
Pilate passes back and forth between the outer courtyard, where the Jewish leaders (now simply "the Jews") are, and the inner praetorium, where Jesus is held, seven times.
First, through Simon, a Cyrenian, who happened to be passing through Jerusalem just when Jesus was being led under guard from the Praetorium to Golgotha.