5 punishments Yi Ting

punishments & the protest of Ti Ying 5 Ti Ying (緹縈)was the youngest daughter of a doctor condemned to receive one of the five corporal punishments of Han Dynasty China. Defying the societal restrictions on her sex, Ti Ying travelled to the capital to intercede on her father's behalf, boldly petitioning the emperor Wen (漢文帝, 203-157 BCE). Instead of appealing on the basis of her father's good character, she took on the whole system of corporal punishment itself, pointing out the inhumanity of the penal code. The emperor was [...]

5 punishments Yi Ting2024-06-02T15:21:23+00:00
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