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  • Is this the worst punishment in the history of mankind?

  • The brazen bull was created by the ancient Greeks as an especially cruel and unusual form of punishment.

  • That condemned would be made to climb inside a life size bull statue made of bronze and then would be sealed inside.

  • A fire would be lit underneath, slowly roasting the person inside.

  • Smoke would billow out of the bulls nostrils that was scented with incense to hide the smell of the burning bodies and the victims leftover bones would be made into jewelry.

  • Special pipes would turn the person screams into the sound of the animal and it said its creator parallels was especially proud of this aspect, telling his patron that your victim will be punished and you will enjoy the music parallels was asked to get inside to demonstrate the effect at which point he was sealed up and became the brazen bulls first victim.

Is this the worst punishment in the history of mankind?

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The Brazen Bull - Worst Punishments in History of Mankind

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    林宜悉 posted on 2021/09/17
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