Quirinius

Roman legate of the province of Syria (which included the sub-province of Judaea, but not Galilee) in 6 CE. Luke seems to have thought that he ordered a census at the time of the death of Herod in 4 BCE, which is a minor and understandable error, but the idea (Luke 2:1) of a universal census requiring a mass movement of the population is incredible. Moreover, there must have been thousands of men who could claim as Joseph did (Luke 2:4) to be descendants of King David. Quirinius did indeed order a local census in 6 CE (for which only the census enumerators needed to travel) and Luke has made use of this event, remembered because of riots associated with it (Acts 5:37), as a device in the narrative to secure the removal of Jesus' family from their home in Nazareth in Galilee to Bethlehem, ‘the city of David’ in Judaea, and thus fulfil OT prophecy (Mic. 5:2).

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  • QUIRINIUS — vide Sulpicius …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

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  • Publius Sulpicius Quirinius — (* um 45 v. Chr.; † 21 n. Chr.) war ein römischer Senator und zeitweiliger Statthalter von Syrien. Die Forschung um seine Funktion in der römischen Verwaltung in Palästina während der Zeitenwende ist bedeutsam hinsichtlich der Frage des… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Census of Quirinius — The Census of Quirinius refers to a historical enrollment of the Roman Provinces of Syria and Iudaea for the purpose of taxation taken during the reign of the Roman Emperor Augustus when Publius Sulpicius Quirinius was appointed governor of Syria …   Wikipedia

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