Trials by ordeal, a judicial practice in which the guilt or innocence of the accused is determined by subjecting them to a painful task, have taken place from ancient Mesopotamia. This volume focuses on a special type of ordeal by fire called the bisha'h ceremony, which originated in Bedouin societies.
- Limba : Engleza
- Data Publicarii : 03 Dec 2008
- Format : Hardback
- Numar pagini : 229
- ISBN : 9781845192693