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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


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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Brazen Bull: The Brazen Bull was invented in Ancient Greece, by Perillos of Athens. When a victim was placed inside the brazen bull, he or she was slowly burned to death. The device gradually became more sophisticated, until the Greeks invented a complex system of tubes in order to make the victim's screams sound more like an infuriated bull, and also made it so the smoke from it rose in clouds of incense. - Wikipedia


The Victim was heated alive inside the Brazen Bull - Click to Enlarge Image

3.) Brazen Bull: A person would be placed inside this bull and be slowly burned to death. The Greeks even invented a system of tubes so that the screams from inside would sound like an ox.

The Brazen Bull Also known as the Sicilian Bull, it was designed in ancient Greece. A solid piece of brass was cast with a door on the side that could be opened and latched. The victim would be placed inside the bull and a fire set underneath it until the metal became literally yellow as it was heated. The victim would then be slowly roasted to death all while screaming in agonizing pain. The bull was purposely designed to amplify these screams and make them sound like the bellowing of a…

Sicilian Bull. Also known as the Brazen Bull, this terrifying torture method was designed in ancient Greece.


Brazen Bull: The Ancient Greek torture device considered to be one of the most gruesome creations of all time