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Re: Crucifixion? was( RE: torture in England (was questions)
Poster: Kevin of Thornbury <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Michael Jeffrey Looney wrote:
> Poster: "Michael Jeffrey Looney" <email@example.com>
> >However I see no medievalists discussing crucifiction as a common
> torture. Does this mean that crucifiction died out in early period?<
> Actually, I think it was b/c of the religious ramifications of it....
> The church was, in a way, the "head" of England, and they would have viewed it as a sacrament to "crucify" someone as Christ has been.
Unlikely. And I think you're trying to say "sacrilege" not
"sacrament". Crucifixion is not a sacrament.
Of course, if you thought about the sacrament of matrimony.... ;)
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