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In the Middle Ages, flagellation was both imposed as a punishment and freely self-administered as an act of Penance. Penitential self-flagellation evolved out of, though continued to co-exist with, punitive ...

Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500) — Medicine and Health.

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