30 Most Ridiculous Laws From Ancient Times

No Grave For Jupiter’s Enemies

#2 No Grave For Jupiter’s Enemies

As if allowing suicide wasn’t weird enough, burying those who were struck by lightning was forbidden in ancient Rome. Romans believed that lightning strikes were an act of God, precisely Jupiter.

So, if anything got struck by lightning – men, animals, or even trees! – it wasn’t allowed to be buried. Wonder what Thor would have to say about it?

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