And there ys peynted wythunne and over,
The dedly synnes sueyn
There was peynted wyth thyngys sere
That men mygt mewse on many a yere’
Le Bone Florence of Rome
(a Middle English Romance of c.1475-1500)
The punishment thereof
John Wayne Gacy junior's puppet theatre of death.
The seven deadly sins commissioned by Beverly Baroff
The original offences and their punishments
Pride -Broken on the wheel
Envy -Put in freezing water
Gluttony -Forced to eat rats, toads, and snakes
Lust -Smothered in fire and brimstone
Anger -Dismembered alive
Greed -Put in cauldrons of boiling oil
Sloth -Thrown in snake pits
The Vatican has recently announced seven new deadly sins, published in an issue of the L'Osservatore Romano, the Vatican's official newspaper.
(1)genetic modification; (2) human experimentations, (3) polluting the environment; (4) social injustice; (5) causing poverty; (6) financial gluttony; and (7) taking drugs.
To be continued...