Day: April 2, 2017

Rolandina Ronchaia

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Cross-posted from In 1355, Rolandino Ronchaia was burned alive in Venice for sodomy. The Lords of the Night (Signori della Notte), the magistrates who condemned Rolandino, kept meticulous notes, and those notes proved a rich quarry for Guido Ruggiero, when he wrote one of his first books, The Boundaries of Eros: Sex Crime and Sexuality […]