Branding Iron -- Cross

by cibo00 - uploaded on January 30, 2012, 9:59 am

Branding Iron. Divice used during Christianization process against pagans who refused to convert, more specifically by Roman Catholics on German Anabaptists. These individuals were branded with the cross sign on their foreheads. See for more info: http://www.medievalwarfare.info/torture.htm as well as http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christianity_and_Paganism

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