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An '''execution''' is the judicial version of [[murder]] -- that is to say, the deceased was deceased as a result of something bearing a resemblance to a "senetence of a lawful court", as opposed to simply happening because A wanted B dead.
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An '''execution''' is the judicial version of [[murder]] -- that is to say, the deceased was deceased as a result of something bearing a resemblance to a "sentence of a lawful court", as opposed to simply happening because A wanted B dead.
  
Executions originate in pre-history (which is to say that almost every civilization's remaining records talk of them, in one weay or another), and continue throughout [[period]].  Methods varied, from the stoning of the Hebrews and the crucifictions of the [[Roman Empire|Roman]]s in Palestine, to the decpitation of [[Tudor]] [[England]] and the garotte of [[Ottoman Empire|Ottoman]] [[Turkey]]
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Executions originate in pre-history (which is to say that almost every civilization's remaining records talk of them, in one way or another), and continue throughout [[period]].  Methods varied, from the stoning of the Hebrews and the crucifixions of the [[Roman Empire|Roman]]s in Palestine, to the decapitation of [[Tudor]] [[England]] and the garrote of [[Ottoman Empire|Ottoman]] [[Turkey]]
  
 
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Revision as of 11:16, 17 October 2006

An execution is the judicial version of murder -- that is to say, the deceased was deceased as a result of something bearing a resemblance to a "sentence of a lawful court", as opposed to simply happening because A wanted B dead.

Executions originate in pre-history (which is to say that almost every civilization's remaining records talk of them, in one way or another), and continue throughout period. Methods varied, from the stoning of the Hebrews and the crucifixions of the Romans in Palestine, to the decapitation of Tudor England and the garrote of Ottoman Turkey


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