logo 1logo 2logo 3
EUROPA oceania oceania africa gallery asia america cloister research
start back index map next last
SWITZERLAND

802 - The burning of the knight of Hohenberg with his servant
before the walls of Zürich

lt tc rt
lc Schilling rc
lb bc rb
DATE 1483
AUTHOR Diebold Schilling der Jüngere (before 1460 - November 3, 1515) Haguenau - Swizerland
MEDIA N/A
SIZE N/A
LOCATION Switzerland - Zürich - Zentralbibliothek
NOTES From: Chronik der Burgunderkriege, Schweizer Bilderchronik, Band 3

In medieval Europe, same-sex contacts were considered "abominations" by the Christian churches and often punished by death as "sodomy". This picture shows the public burning of the two male lovers in Zurich 1482.

If you have data about this work, please click here click to send us an e-mail. Thank you.

Please, visit also our virtual home. Our virtual home! You will be more than welcome.

© 2011 - Matt & Andrej Koymasky