Galileans. Elsewhere Peter (22:59) and Jesus (23:6) are called “Galileans.”
Blood Pilate had mixed with their sacrifices. They were killed as they were sacrificing. Therefore this had to have taken place in the temple in Jerusalem, the only place sacrifices could be made. For “Pilate” see comments on 3:1. Attempts have been made to relate this incident to some other recorded events,145 but it appears that Luke preserved an incident that was not recorded by Josephus or the other contemporary writers.
Stein, Robert H. Luke. Vol. 24. Nashville: Broadman & Holman Publishers, 1992. Print. The New American Commentary.