History’s Most Terrifying Ways of Punishing People

We have come a long way with regards to punishments, and the cruelty thereof. The middle ages have been marked for the extremity of their punishments, and when aligned with our present-day human rights, they are rightfully deemed inhumane.

These punishments are not for the faint-hearted; however, most of them were carried out in public. From sawing the accused in half to roasting them in a bronze bull, the following are the vilest forms of punishment seen by the world throughout history.

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