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  Execution by burning - Mirror of Wikipedia - 维库提供服务
Execution by burning has a long history as a method of punishment for crimes such as treason and for other unpopular acts such as heresy and the putative practice of witchcraft.
In 1184, the Synod of Verona legislated that burning was to be the official punishment for heresy.
Executions by burning (from modern witchhunts) have occurred as recently as 2000 in India and Kenya.
en.wikilib.com /wiki/Execution_by_burning   (740 words)

  
 Burning Man: What is Burning Man?: 2006
Looking back over the years, Burning Man made it through its uncertain infancy, then its awkward adolescence, hitting puberty in the transitional years (let's not forget that run-in with near disaster in 1996) before coming of age in those wild and wooly teenage years, and finding its place in the world, and on the map.
As outstandingly complex as they are, the Burning Man staff and volunteers have dialed them in nearly to the point that their execution is practically an afterthought.
Given that Burning Man is run by a group of what are essentially highly-talented, passionate socio-cultural activists, it's little surprise that they would focus on ways to take the core Burning Man Principles off playa, and apply them to the outside world.
www.burningman.com /whatisburningman/2006   (1051 words)

  
  burning - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Burns, Robert (1759-96), Scottish poet and writer of traditional Scottish folk songs, whose works are known and loved wherever the English language...
Burning Man is an eight-day-long festival organized by Black Rock City, LLC, under the guidance of founder Larry Harvey.
Execution by burning has a long history as a method of punishment for crimes such as treason and for other unpopular acts such as heresy and the putative practice of witchcraft (burning, however, was...
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  Execution by burning information - Search.com
Execution by burning has a long history as a method of punishment for crimes such as treason and for other unpopular acts such as heresy and the practice of witchcraft.
In 1184, the Synod of Verona legislated that burning was to be the official punishment for heresy.
Executions by burning (from modern witchhunts) have occurred as recently as 2000 in India and Kenya.
www.search.com /reference/Execution_by_burning   (770 words)

  
 Burning Man : AfterBurn Report 2005
The event benefited from an increase in the Burning Man Project’s art grants from $250,000 to $425,000, with funding for 52 art installations, helping to bring more art to the playa than ever before – 275 installations in total.
Burning Man and its artists piqued attention – and garnered respect – from publications such as Art in America, finally giving the event’s talented artists the recognition they deserve for creating groundbreaking work.
This relationship has also been manifested in the ongoing development of Burning Man’s sister organization, the Black Rock Arts Foundation whose mission is to fund interactive, community-based artwork off the playa yearround.
afterburn.burningman.com /05   (1652 words)

  
 Burning Times
The accused were sentenced to execution by burning when found guilty of heresy, and few escaped this conviction of the church, which practically controlled every aspect of human life, because "Fire itself is the element of purification, and nothing less than fire could negate the evil that was said to be witches."
It is alleged by church authorities that many who were burned had either recanted their confessions at the last moment or did not repent for their crimes.
The burnings were executed by civil authorities because the church would have no part in the murdering of people.
www.themystica.com /mystica/articles/b/burning_times.html   (812 words)

  
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Amnesty International today condemned the summary execution of scores of Afgan civilians by Taleban forces after their capture of the district of Yakaolang in December 2000.
The executions followed the recapture of Yakaolang from the anti-Taleban Hezb-e Wahdat party in fierce fighting in December 2000.
It is thought that the latest reported executions are in retaliation for Taleban losses in the course of their conquest of the district.
www.arnehansen.net /010123afgha.htm   (492 words)

  
 Burning Times – Auto da fe
Because there have been many complaints that at an execution where an official of the archbishopric presides, the executioner, either in addition to accepting the fees, or instead of accepting them, dared to demand a certain sum of money, and since this demand is regarded as an abuse, it is once and for all forbidden.
The burning would be held on a Sunday or other holy day so that the maximum number of people could attend.
Those about to be murdered would first have their faces burned, a bit of fun to excite the crowd.
www.jesusneverexisted.com /burning.html   (1876 words)

  
  Methods of Execution - Monitor   (Site not responding. Last check: )
During the execution, two Department of Corrections' staff members are posted in the execution chamber to ensure that the offender is seated and that the electrocution equipment is properly connected.
As soon as possible after the execution proceeding, the superintendent forwards the death warrant to the Governor, indicating that the execution has been carried out and files a copy of the death warrant with the circuit court in which the condemned offender was convicted and sentenced to death.
Execution team members and all staff participating in an execution participate in a briefing and counseling prior to an execution and a debriefing and counseling are available following an execution.
www.fcc.state.fl.us /fcc/reports/monitor/methmon.html   (8652 words)

  
  CalendarHome.com - - Calendar Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Execution by burning has a long history as a method of punishment for crimes such as treason, heresy and witchcraft (burning, however, was actually less common than hanging, pressing, or drowning as a punishment for witchcraft).
The famous depiction of St Joan of Arc execution is factually incorrect in that it shows her atop a pile of wood and straw, whereas in fact she was burnt in the manner described.
In 1184, the Synod of Verona legislated that burning was to be the official punishment for heresy.
encyclopedia.calendarhome.com /cgi-bin/encyclopedia.pl?p=Execution_by_burning   (1341 words)

  
  Execution by burning   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The particular form of Execution by burning in which the condemned is bound to a large stake is more commonly called burning at the stake.
In many burnings a rope was attached to the convict's neck passing through a ring on the stake and they were simultaneously strangled and burned.
In 1184, the Synod of Verona legislated that burning was to be the official punishment for heresy.
execution-by-burning.iqnaut.net   (465 words)

  
 News | TimesDaily.com | TimesDaily | Florence, AL   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Execution by burning has a long history as a method of punishment for crimes such as treason, heresy and witchcraft (burning, however, was actually less common than hanging, pressing, or drowning as a punishment for witchcraft).
Jeanne D'Arc's execution is factually incorrect in that it shows her atop a pile of wood and straw, whereas in fact she was burnt in the manner described.
Among the best-known individuals to be executed by burning were Jacques de Molay (1314), Jan Hus (1415), St Joan of Arc (May 30, 1431), Patrick Hamilton (1528), William Tyndale (1536), Michael Servetus (1553), Giordano Bruno (1600), and Avvakum (1682).
www.timesdaily.com /apps/pbcs.dll/section?category=NEWS&template=wiki&text=burning_at_the_stake   (1261 words)

  
 The History of Execution Methods - Unexplained - IN SEARCH FOR TRUTH - RIN.RU
Execution has been a common punishment throughout the world since the Middle Ages, and was inflicted for a large number of crimes including petty offenses involving property.
Burning at the stake was a popular death sentence and means of torture, used mostly for heretics, witches, and suspicious women.
This form of execution was quite popular in Germany and England during the 16th and 17th centuries, where decapitation was thought to be the most humane form of capital punishment.
istina.rin.ru /eng/ufo/text/296.html   (809 words)

  
 burning | English | Dictionary & Translation by Babylon
Combustion or burning, an exothermic reaction between a substance (the fuel) and a gas (the oxidizer)
Execution by burning, an execution by fire, usually by being burnt to death on a pyre.
Burning is the recording process for various technologies based on compact discs or DVDs.
info.babylon.com /onlinebox.cgi?rt=ol&cid=CD776&term=burning&tl=English&uil=English&tid=AffToolbar   (697 words)

  
 Death Trip: The American Way of Execution
Gary Gilmore was executed by the state of Utah, not Nevada, and Ronald Reagan ran on the death penalty in California in 1966 (and again in 1970), not 1972.
Of the eighty-four executions in the nation this year, forty, or almost half, were in Texas--the largest number of executions in any one year in any state in the nation's history.
Executions are down 14 percent from the ninety-eight in 1999, and the Justice Department's latest figures for people sentenced to die in 1999 are significantly below the average for the past five years (272 versus 300).
www.thenation.com /doc/20010108/sherrill   (966 words)

  
 Execution Methods Report: Electric Chair Report   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In the first test, the individuals responsible for preparing the sponges and headpiece during the Medina execution were asked to follow the same procedures that they had followed and to affix the headpiece and combination of dry and soaked sponge to the top of a metal semisphere placed in series with the load.
The problems which arose during the Medina execution were the result of using a dry sponge between the wet sponge and the conductive screen in the headpiece.
Burning of headgear was caused by improper preparation of sponges.
www.fcc.state.fl.us /fcc/reports/methods/emappa.html   (1724 words)

  
 Stage #9: Sentencing and Execution
Executions are one of the avenues through which intellectual stereotypes (from, say, the Malleus Maleficarum) made their way into popular culture.
The actual hanging or burning could be preceded by a bout of monstrous public torture, especially where local officials controlled the trial.
One Witch hunter reports, "It was a received opinion amongst many that, the body of a witch being burnt, her blood is prevented thereby from becoming hereditary to her progeny in the same evil, which by hanging is not." In other words, burn a Witch and her family is cleansed of the "taint" of Witchcraft.
www.summerlands.com /crossroads/remembrance/_remembrance/sent_execute.htm   (880 words)

  
 The Execution Photos
When the Florida Supreme Court ruled, yet again, that execution by electrocution is not unconstitutional, a dissenting justice attached three photographs of the execution to his dissent.
In the third execution, the inmate bled from the nostrils and was at least partially asphyxiated by the restraining devices; and he too was burned.
The head had a ‘burn ring’ on the crown of the head that was common in executions by judicial electrocution.
www.crimemagazine.com /davis1.htm   (2351 words)

  
 2001 Burning Man Still Photographer Use Agreement
Upon execution of this Agreement by Photographer and without execution of this Agreement by Burning Man, Burning Man grants the Photographer a license to enter the premises of the Event (the "Property") and to record images reasonably necessary for the Project.
Photographer understands that Burning Man has exclusive control over the Property, and that entrance to the Property is a privilege subject to the terms of this contract, not a right, and that Photographer's license to attend the Event may be terminated by Burning Man for any violation of this Agreement, the Guidelines, or Event policy.
Upon execution of this Agreement by Photographer and without execution of this Agreement by Burning Man, Burning Man grants Photographer the license described in Paragraph 6 to use recording equipment at the Event, and Photographer agrees that Photographer shall be bound by all paragraphs of this Agreement, except for Paragraphs 7, 8 and 14.
www.jwz.org /gruntle/burningman-contract.html   (1509 words)

  
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It was once commonly believed that a witch's power could be nullified by blooding her or by destroying her blood in a fire, hence the practice of burning at the stake.
Perhaps the most famous death by burning was the execution of Joan d'Arc for heresy.
In France, Germany, and Scotland, expenses concurred by the trial, the stay in jail, and the burning were billed to the victim's estate or relatives.
www.angelfire.com /ky/straw35/torture.html   (513 words)

  
 Burning Witches   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It was once commonly believed that a witch's power could be nullified by blooding her or by destroying her blood in a fire, hence the practice of burning at the stake.
Perhaps the most famous death by burning was the execution of Joan d'Arc for heresy.
In France, Germany, and Scotland, expenses concurred by the trial, the stay in jail, and the burning were billed to the victim's estate or relatives.
www.shanmonster.com /witch/torture/burning.html   (282 words)

  
 Charlotte Observer | 12/20/2006 | Execution: Cruel and unusual punishment?   (Site not responding. Last check: )
One wishes such considerations were available to relatives of the deceased, and to the deceased themselves, who are not given a choice in the method of their execution, much less the option of continuing to live.
The court declared the execution of the mentally retarded to be cruel and unusual punishment and, thus, barred by the Eighth Amendment (Atkins v.
To avoid this legal hair-splitting, return to an earlier and acceptable method of execution that ensures justice is done and inflicts minimal pain on the guilty: the firing squad.
www.charlotte.com /mld/observer/news/opinion/16279109.htm   (644 words)

  
 Witch Hunt
The Burning Times was one of the foulest periods in the history of Western Civilization, a time when reason and compassion gave way to prejudice and frenzy, when mere accusation or simply being "different" could result in the most sadistic and brutal tortures and eventually death.
The magician was exposed to a sentence of death in Roman law and was often executed.
The low number of executions in Italy and Spain is due to the fact the Spanish Inquisition was more interested in heretics and in relapsed converts from Judaism, Islam, etc. than in accusations of witchcraft.
witches.monstrous.com /witch_hunt.htm   (1567 words)

  
 BEFORE THE NEEDLES
Including Execution Trivia for all 50 States and DC The following is a detailed State by State listing of 14,490 executions that occurred under civil authority in the United States or within territory that later became the United States.
Execution 1 to 1,500 - 1608 to Jul. 18, 1797
Execution 7,501 to 9,000 - Jul. 28, 1904 to Mar. 10, 1916
users.bestweb.net /~rg/execution.htm   (1415 words)

  
 Revenge Is the Mother of Invention | TIME
Found guilty of heresy and "corruption of the young," he was condemned to drink a cup of hemlock, a relatively honorable and painless death.
One of history's most spectacular executions was that of Damiens, the unsuccessful assassin of Louis XV, in Paris in 1757.
His flesh was torn with red-hot pincers, his right hand was burned with sulfur, his wounds were drenched with molten lead, his body was drawn and quartered by four horses, his parts were set afire and his ashes scattered to the winds.
www.time.com /time/magazine/article/0,9171,950826-1,00.html   (714 words)

  
 Mir Aimal Kasi #807
He was the 4th person executed in Virginia this year and the 87th executed in Virginia since the death penalty was allowed to resume by the U.S. Supreme Court in 1976.
He was the fourth person executed in Virginia this year and the 87th since the death penalty was allowed to resume by the U.S. Supreme Court in 1976.
Kasi, 38, born in the dusty border town of Quetta, is scheduled to be executed Thursday by lethal injection in Virginia for gunning down two CIA employees as they sat in their cars outside agency headquarters.
www.clarkprosecutor.org /html/death/US/kasi807.htm   (8659 words)

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