WTF Fun Fact – Penalty Of The Sack

In Ancient Rome, the punishment for killing one’s father (parricide) was poena cullei or “penalty of the sack.” This death penalty consisted of being sewn up in a sack along with a viper, a dog, and a cock, which was then thrown into water. WTF Fun Facts

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Poena_cullei

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