+- +-

+-User

Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
 
 
 
Forgot your password?

+-Stats ezBlock

Members
Total Members: 41
Latest: GWarnock
New This Month: 0
New This Week: 0
New Today: 0
Stats
Total Posts: 8418
Total Topics: 227
Most Online Today: 16
Most Online Ever: 52
(November 29, 2017, 04:04:44 am)
Users Online
Members: 0
Guests: 2
Total: 2

Author Topic: Power Structures in Human Society: Pros and Cons Part 1  (Read 4920 times)

0 Members and 0 Guests are viewing this topic.

AGelbert

  • Administrator
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 8223
  • Location: Colchester, Vermont
    • View Profile
    • Agelbert Truth AND Consequences
Why Medieval Torture Devices are Not Medieval 

When many people think about the Middle Ages they see it as a time when people were tortured by a wide collection of diabolical instruments. Whether it is the Pear of Anguish or the Iron Maiden, these torture devices are portrayed as medieval. The reality, however, is that many of these devices never existed in the Middle Ages. 


The "Pearl of Anguish" was more likely a dental instrument than a "torture in the orifice" device.

The Iron Maiden of Nuremberg pictured above (destroyed in WWII) was KNOWN TO BE A FAKE.

The RACK (photo by Dark Dwarf flicker at the Tower of London) used on difficult subjects during the Middle Ages, was invented and utilized LONG before.

Excellent and informative myth debunking article with appropriately descriptive graphics.  

http://www.medievalists.n...devices-are-not-medieval/

Leges         Sine    Moribus     Vanae   
Faith,
if it has not works, is dead, being alone.

 

Related Topics

  Subject / Started by Replies Last post
Wind Power

Started by AGelbert « 1 2 ... 15 16 » Renewables

226 Replies
9683 Views
Last post December 11, 2017, 11:57:59 pm
by AGelbert
121 Replies
4091 Views
Last post December 05, 2017, 01:15:10 pm
by AGelbert
1 Replies
158 Views
Last post December 22, 2013, 06:02:50 pm
by AGelbert
2 Replies
224 Views
Last post August 15, 2014, 01:57:09 pm
by AGelbert
0 Replies
97 Views
Last post July 12, 2014, 02:41:16 am
by AGelbert

+-Recent Topics

Profiles in Courage by AGelbert
Today at 03:22:33 pm

Fossil Fuel Skulldugggery by AGelbert
December 12, 2017, 11:41:43 pm

Mechanisms of Prejudice: Hidden and Not Hidden by AGelbert
December 12, 2017, 08:45:18 pm

Global Warming is WITH US by AGelbert
December 12, 2017, 08:29:04 pm

Electric Vehicles by AGelbert
December 12, 2017, 07:11:51 pm

Corruption in Government by AGelbert
December 12, 2017, 06:41:00 pm

Apocalyptic Humor by AGelbert
December 12, 2017, 03:03:58 pm

Fossil Fuel Profits Getting Eaten Alive by Renewable Energy! by AGelbert
December 12, 2017, 02:40:24 pm

Wind Power by AGelbert
December 11, 2017, 11:57:59 pm

Pollution by AGelbert
December 11, 2017, 03:09:09 pm

Free Web Hit Counter By CSS HTML Tutorial