The Memoirs Of A Prague Executioner

The Memoirs Of A Prague Executioner

Josef Svátek


a tender guy is ready to graduate from scientific tuition while a surprising shift of destiny alterations his lifestyles eternally. He turns into caught within the such a lot detested career for the remainder of his lifestyles, and he's on his method to changing into the main recognized executioner within the background of Bohemia. grasp Jan reveals himself within the heart of the ancient occasions of the time. The spiritual and political turmoil of Bohemia culminates within the 1621 White Mountain conflict. Czech Protestant rebels are defeated by way of Catholic forces, and grasp Jan is to execute 27 males who're his fellow Protestants... The previous city Executioner supplies the reader a primary hand account approximately how justice used to be conducted through the medieval legislation. whereas his memoirs provide an interesting account of the manners and values of past due medieval society, his observations approximately human nature may well come as a shock. The legislation and society have replaced because the seventeenth century, yet humans have replaced little or no.

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