From ancient civilizations to modern legal systems, Torture and Capital Punishment uncovers the methods, justifications, and controversies surrounding these extreme forms of punishment. Torture and Capital Punishment The Brazen Bull of Phalaris The Brazen Bull, also known as the Bronze Bull, Sicilian Bull, or Bull of Phalaris, is one of the most infamous torture devices used in ancient Greece. The […]
The Iron Maiden was a torture device believed to have originated in Germany during the Middle Ages. It was said to have been invented by a German executioner named Johannes Eckhardt.