Inquisition: Torture Tactics And Pain

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Torture tactics and pain were familiar components of the Inquisition. Many people were forced to change their opinions and religious views through sheer force and brutality at the hands of authority. The Catholic Church did not start the inquisition, but it was very common to the Catholic in the thirteenth century. Catholic believe, that people should be physical punishment. At this time, the Christians hated the Jews because they believed they were the reason of Jesus Christ death. The Inquisition was an important role in this time period and now it is a humongous part about history. The Inquisition started to die out in the 1300s as the heresies themselves faded. The next phase began in 1478 at the request of the Spanish sovereigns
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Like they had a torture device that was where device was inserted into their mouth of the victim and then expanded by force of the screw to the maximum aperture setting of the victims cavity but there were more that happend to do both.The antrum would then irremediably become lacerated, nearly always fatally, ripping the tissue, flesh and membranes.(bibliotecapleyades) They had a wheel was another popular one and insidious methods of torture and execution. practiced. The pulley or Strappado was the first torture Executioners would hoist the victim up to the ceiling using a rope with their hands tied securely behind their back. They were then suspended about six feet from the…show more content…
Pope Paul exercised his conservatism also with his law, Cum Nimis Absurdum, which forced Jews to live in seclusion in specified areas.(Smitha) Paul IV, pope from 1555 to 1559, went on the attack against those he believed to be in error, and this included a group of Roman Catholics called the Spiritualists.(Smitha 3) Spiritualist means where a system of belief or religious practice based on supposed communication with the spirits of the dead, especially through mediums.The Christians blamed the Jews for the death of Jesus Christ. They also got blamed of any all ills and crime affecting christians.(Nardo 26)
Jews encouraged the Conversos Jews who had converted to Christianity to persist in their Jewishness and so would not allow them to become good Christians. There were about 230,000 Jews in Spain. Out of 230,00 about 50,000 were baptised and remained, 20,000 died on their way to their future country and 160,000 settled elsewhere. In the beginning, the Spanish Inquisition did not try to correct the Jewish people and achieve religious goals, instead it chose to target the population that threatened the
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