Scaphism of a Martyr

Book Title: Historia delle sante vergini Romane con varie annotationi e con alcune vite brevi de' santi parenti loro : e de' gloriosi martiri papia e mauro soldati Romani opera / de Antonio Gallonio Romano, prete della Congregatione dell' Oratorio

Author: Gallonio, Antonio, d. 1605

Image Title: Scaphism of a Martyr

Description: Two men are subjected to scaphism, a Persian torture method in which the condemned are tortured between two boats, fed and covered in honey, and set out to be devoured by insects.

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