Ursinus

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Ursinus, philosopher from ?-? AD, writes in ?, of an earthquake and eclipse that took place around Jesus' crucifixion(as reported here by Agapius, the historian from ?-941 AD, writing in Book of the Title>Part 2>15): The philosopher Ursinus says in the fifth chapter of his book on the wars and expeditions of the kings: "We were in great grief and long anguish. The sun was darkened and the earth shook, and we learned that extraordinary and terrifying things were happening in the country of the Hebrews, and we know the cause of this from the letters which the Governor Pilate wrote from Palestine to Tiberius Caesar, when he said that from the death of a man whom the Jews had crucified, these things happened."

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