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Self Decapitation in South East Asia November 13, 2011

Author: Beach Combing | in : Medieval
Self Decapitation in South East Asia

A short post today as the Beachcombing family celebrates its reunion. The following text comes from the mid fourteenth century and relates to the experiences of a visitor to the court of the Sultan of Mul Jawah (Java or more likely East Sumatra). In this Sultan’s assembly I saw a man with a knife like […]