Annotations to James Joyce's Ulysses/Lotus Eaters/078

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Annotations[edit]

I. N. R. I.     (Latin) Iesus Nazarenus Rex Iudaeorum (Jesus the Nazarene, King of the Jews).[1] According to John 19:19, this was the inscription Pilate wrote and placed on Christ's cross.[2] The original Greek form is ιησους ο ναζωραιος ο βασιλευς των ιουδαιων (Iēsous ho Nazōraios ho Basileus tōn Ioudaiōn). According to John 19:20, the inscription was written in Hebrew (which probably means Aramaic), Latin and Greek.

The original Greek ο ναζωραιος has been translated of Nazareth and the Nazarene.

References[edit]

  1. Gifford, Don; Seidman, Robert J. (1988). Ulysses Annotated. University of California Press. p. 94. 
    Thornton, Weldon (1968). Allusions in Ulysses. University of North Carolina Press. p. 84. 
  2. John 19.
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