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10 Most Brutal Torture Techniques In History

KwesiPino
By KwesiPino | self meida writer
Published 15 days ago - 4149 views

It is often not the technique or the brutality of the system that makes it unsettling when it comes to torture or torture, but rather the great amount of effort and ingenuity (no matter how perverse it may be) put into the development of the method of torture designed to inflict maximum pain on its victim. Here are 10 of the most brutal torture techniques ever devised in history. This made me cringe for sure.

 1. The Brazen Bull

brutal torture devices - brazen bull

The Brazen Bull, also known as the Sicilian Bull, was crafted in ancient Greece and was a sturdy piece of brass with a side door that could be opened and locked. The victim would be placed inside the bull with a fire set underneath and would be slowly roasted to death. The Brazen Bull was explicitly built to amplify the victim's cries and to make them sound like a bull's bellowing.

 2. Heretics fork

A metal piece with 2 opposing bi-pronged forks attached to a strap consists of this torture device. Under the victim's chin, one end of the unit has been moved while the other goes against the sternum. The victim is then hanged from the ceiling and the strap is used around the victim's neck to protect the heretic fork. The prongs would pierce the chest and neck if the victim's head fell,

 3. Impalement

brutal torture devices - impalement

Those sentenced to death by impalement were compelled to sit on a sharp and thick pole in ancient Romania. When the pole was lifted upright, the victim would ultimately fall with their own weight down the pole. It takes the survivor 3 days to die. Impalement was thought to be Vlad the Impaler's most preferred form of execution, who was estimated to impale 20,000 people while consuming his dinner.

 4. Neck torture

brutal torture devices - neck torture

The torment of the neck was a kind of endurance test involving hooking the victim into a neck device made of wood or metal. The fact that it prohibits the victim from feeding or lowering their head for days lies in the brutality of this torment.

 5. The tub

brutal torture devices - the tub

The tub involves the accused individual being put in a wooden tub with just the head sticking out. Then they will paint his face with milk and honey. Flies will soon begin to feed on the human. They also make it a point to constantly feed the victim so that he ends up sitting in his own excrement. A few days of sitting in the tub will lead to the body being devoured by maggots and worms as it decayed alive.

6. Coffin torture

brutal torture devices - coffin torture

Coffin torture was the most common method of torture in the Middle Ages. Within a metal cage that was just about the size of the human body - hence the name - the victim is put. Extra cruelty was endured by overweight victims as they were squeezed into smaller cages. The coffin was then suspended from a tree or gallows before crows came to prey on the remains of the deceased, which would be left there.

 7. Crucifixion

brutal torture devices - crucifixion

Because of Jesus Christ's crucifixion, crucifixion is one of the most accepted methods of execution. The condemned individual is nailed to a large wooden cross or bound to it and left to hang until death, which normally takes days.

 8. Iron Maiden

brutal torture devices - iron maiden

This torture device consisted of an iron cabinet with just enough to enclose a human with a hinged front and spike-covered interior. Once the victim is within the frame, because of the amount of steel spikes that would impale him in any direction, he would be unable to move. The victim will be poked inside by jagged edges as an interrogator asked him questions.

 9. Judas cradle

brutal torture devices - judas cradle

The cradle of Judas is a little close to an impalement. The punishment begins by sitting on the pyramid-shaped cradle of the victim. With the goal of spreading the victim's orifice over a long period of time, the victim will then be held down by chains, slowly impaling him. The victim was usually undressed and the system was not cleaned, meaning if the victim was not terminated by the torture, the infection would be contracted from it.

 10. Lead sprinkler

brutal torture devices - lead sprinkler

The lead sprinkler was normally filled with boiling oil or water, molten lead, and tar by dripping its contents onto the victim's stomach, eyes, or other body parts. The torturer will then continue to pour molten silver on the eyes of the victim using the same device, leading to agonizing pain and ultimately death.

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