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Actual Historians Answer Questions About Jesus

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Vote up the most interesting answers to historical questions about Jesus.

Jesus of Nazareth is one of the world's best known figures - and also one of its most mysterious. What exactly do we know about the life of Jesus? Actual historians and religious scholars have tackled some common and unique questions about the man and story behind one of the most influential religions in world history.

What evidence is there that Jesus lived? How much of a windfall was 30 pieces of silver? How quickly did Jesus' teachings spread throughout the Roman world? And what language would Jesus have used to communicate with his followers? Read on to discover the answers to these and other questions about the historical Jesus. Vote up the direct-from-historian answers that illuminate the life and times of Jesus of Nazareth.