30 Most Ridiculous Laws From Ancient Times

Women Were Condemned To Death For Being Raped

#6 Women Were Condemned To Death For Being Raped

The Hittites of Anatolia were a group of people who are known for their development of iron smelting techniques and for mastering the chariots. But history remembers them for more than just their contributions to humanity.

Back in 1600 B.C., for a woman to get raped in her house was not considered a crime committed by the perpetrator but that committed by the victim herself. The woman would eventually face the death penalty, and the criminal would walk free.

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