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Historic Museum of Torture Devices, Alton, IL

Experiência brutal: o Estripador de Seios (Foto: Reprodução)

As 10 técnicas de tortura mais assustadoras da Idade Média

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Also known as a Spanish Spider An instrument of the torture dungeon used to inflict pain and punishment. It is forced down on soft fleshy parts of the body. Then when pulled up the points close, tearing out a chunk of flesh Photographed at Castlerock Museum Alma Wisconsin August 25th 2012

Medieval torture device, known as a Spanish Spider. An instrument of the torture dungeon used to inflict pain and punishment. It is forced down on soft fleshy parts of the body. Then when pulled up the points close, tearing out a chunk of flesh.

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Iron Maiden--Tied victims would be placed inside and the doors shut allowing spikes to pierce their flesh, including two spikes that would pierce the victims eyes.

Torture chair. Wood with 12 steel blades, Chinese, 18th-19th century

Wooden torture chair with 12 steel blades, China, my future guest chair for unruly guests lol

Coffin Torture - Violators were stuck inside an iron cage smaller than they were and just left there until they were bird food.

25 Most Brutal Torture Techniques Ever Devised In History

This form of torture involved putting the victim inside a metal cage about the size of a coffin and hanging them from a tree until crows ate them.

Castello di Amorosa   Iron Maiden in the torture chamber

Castello di Amorosa Iron Maiden in the torture chamber

Judas Chair - The victim is hoisted up and lowered onto the point of the pyramid in such a way that his weight rests on the point positioned in the anus, in the vagina, under the scrotum or under the coccyx (the last two or three vertebrae). The executioner, according to the pleasure of the interrogators, can vary the pressure from zero to that of total body weight. The victim can be rocked, or made to fall repeatedly onto the point.

Judas Chair - The victim is hoisted up and lowered onto the point of the pyramid…

IRON SHOE |. Museum of tortures in Peter and Paul Fortress, St. Petersburg, Russia

Hot iron shoes - Two iron shoes, heated burning hot, were placed on a victim’s feet. They were forced to walk around with them, causing severe pain and burning in their feet. These were used more as a "confession and redemption through pain" type torture.

A popular torture device during the Inquisition, the knee splitter does what it says: split victims’ knees and render them useless. Built from two spiked wood blocks, the knee splitter is placed on top of and behind the knee of its victims. Two large screws connecting the blocks are then turned, causing the two blocks to close towards each other and effectively destroy a victim’s knee.

Knee Splitter--Placed over the victim's knees, the torturer would turn the handle causing the claws to slam together. This device was also used on elbows, arms, and lower legs.

21 Medieval Torture Devices And Techniques

21 Medieval Torture Devices And Techniques

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O Esmaga Cabeças, mais um artefato extremamente brutal (Foto: Reprodução)

As 10 técnicas de tortura mais assustadoras da Idade Média

The Middle Ages were the golden age of torture techniques and devices that inflicted horrible pain. Meet 10 of the most horrible medieval torture techniques, presented by our guest author David Morton.

Instrumento de tortura conocido como "la cuna de Judas"

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10 Most Frightening Torture Techniques from the Middle Ages (medieval torture methods) - ODDEE