Ressource_Provider: Enrico Sturani
Title: Suicide: hara-kiri
DocumentNature: Book illustration
Caption: Suicide by cutting open abdomen as a punishment, only inflicted on Samurai, or all persons formerly privileged to wear two swords.
Topic: Executioners 劊子手
Description: A man sits cross-legs and waits for the moment, when he should suicide by dagger.
Keyword: hara-kiri; suicide; dagger; samurai
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1 Title: Tokugawa Bakufu keiji zufu 徳川幕府刑事圖譜 (Commented plates on penal practices under the Tokugawa)
Derniére modification le : 2005-11-09