And when they were come to the place which was
Or Cranion, which signifies a skull; so called from the skulls of
persons that lay about, who were executed. It is a tradition of
the ancients F25, that Adam was buried in this place
where Christ was crucified, and that his skull lay here. It was
usual to crucify on high places, and on mountains, such an one as
this was F26:
there they crucified him, and the malefactors;
the two thieves;
one on the right hand, and the other on the
and so fulfilled the prophecy in ( Isaiah 53:12
F25 Cyprian de Resurrectione Christi, p.
479. Hieron. Tom. 1. fol. 42. Bar Bahluli apud Castell. Lex.
Polyglott. col. 3466. F26 Lipsius de Cruce, l. 3. c. 13.