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The brazen bull was a torture and execution device designed in ancient Greece. Its inventor, metal worker Perillos of Athens, proposed it to Phalaris, the tyrant of Akragas, as a means of executing criminals. Perillos said to Phalaris: "[His screams] will come to you through the pipes as the tenderest, most pathetic, most melodious of bellowings." Disgusted by these words, Phalaris ordered it tested on Perillos himself.

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The brazen bull is an execution/torture device designed in ancient Greece. Perillos of Athens, a brass-founder proposed to Phalaris, Tyrant of Agrigentum, the invention of a new means for executing criminals; accordingly, he cast a brazen bull, made totally of brass, hollow, with a door in the side. The condemned was shut up in the bull and a fire was set under it, heating the metal until it became "red hot" and causing the person inside to slowly roast to death. So that 'nothing unseemly…

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The "Brazen Bull", (also known as the "Bronze Bull" or "Sicilian Bull"), was a torture & execution device designed in ancient Greece. Made entirely of bronze, the bull was equipped with a device that converted the screams of the dying into the sounds of a bull. #WTFisWrongWithHumanity

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The Brazen Bull: A torture device invented by Perillos of Athens (ca. 570 to 554 BC). It's a hollow bull, made entirely of brass, with a door in the side. The condemned were shut in the bull and a fire was set under it. The head of the ox was to be designed so that the screams were converted into the sound of a bellowing of a bull. Ironically, Perillos died demonstrating his invention.

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The Brazen Bull Putting someone in an Iron Bull, then tied up, & a fire was lit underneath until the person confessed, guilty or not, usually, roasting the person to death slowly...

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