May 8, 2014

Crucifixion: From Ancient Rome to Modern Syria

Alison Gee, BBC News

The Associated Press

Disturbing photographs recently emerged from Syria showing the bodies of two executed men hanging on crosses. Why has a punishment used in ancient Rome now emerged as a feature of Syria's civil war?

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TAGGED: Death Penalty, Rome, Syria


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