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ID: 300404343
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300404343

 

Record Type: concept
breaking wheels (<equipment for corporal punishment>, <equipment by context>, ... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Devices in the form of a wheel, sometimes spiked, used for torture or execution by breaking the victim's bones or tearing flesh; in use from antiquity into early modern times.
 
Terms:
breaking wheels (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,PN)
breaking wheel (C,U,English,AD,U,SN)
wheels, breaking (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
raderen (C,U,Dutch-P,D,U,U)
rad (C,U,Dutch,AD,U,U)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  V.TH

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Objects Facet
Objects Facet
Hierarchy of Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name)
.... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of Tools and Equipment (hierarchy name)
........ Tools and Equipment (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of equipment
............ equipment (G)
Hierarchy of <equipment by context>
................ <equipment by context> (G)
Hierarchy of <equipment for corporal punishment>
.................... <equipment for corporal punishment> (G)
Hierarchy of breaking wheels
........................ breaking wheels (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Instrumenten in de vorm van een wiel, soms met scherpe punten, dat werd gebruikt voor marteling of executie. De botten van het slachtoffer werden gebroken, of zijn vlees werd uiteengereten. Ze werden gebruikt vanaf de oudheid tot in de vroegmoderne tijd. 

Sources and Contributors:
breaking wheel............  [VP]
.............................  Catholic Encyclopedia [online] (2003-)
breaking wheels............  [VP Preferred]
.............................  Catholic Encyclopedia [online] (2003-) accessed 11 February 2016
.............................  Melusky, From Burning at the Stake to Lethal Injection (2011)
.............................  Ruhling, Infernal Device: Machinery of Torture (2007)
rad............  [RKD, AAT-Ned]
...........  AAT-Ned (1994-)
...........  UvA Talen
raderen............  [RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred]
.................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.................  UvA Talen
wheels, breaking............  [VP]
.............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
 
Subject: .....  [VP]
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Catholic Encyclopedia [online] (2003-)
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
.......... UvA Talen

 

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