Women on the Rack: Torture Trials in the Late Middle Ages

Ken Pennington

The Catholic University of America











Torture of St. George, Michiel van Coxcie, 1580
Saint Rombout Cathedral, Mechelen





Self-Portrait as a Lute Player (Detail)

 Artemisia Gentileschi, ca. 1615-1617

 Curtis Galleries, Minneapolis

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Lecture can be viewed at faculty.cua.edu/pennington/IndexTorture