Why was the place where Jesus was crucified called Golgotha?

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Seymour Sandoval

Thursday, March 10, 2022

Golgotha is Aramaic for skull, and the mount where Jesus was crucified resembled a skull. The cliffs of Skull Hill (Golgotha) had two large caves or holes that resembled the sunken eye sockets of a skull. It might have been given this name because it was the site of crucifixions.

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