Breaking Wheel-- also known as the Catherine wheel or simply the wheel, was a torture device used for capital punishment from antiquity into early modern times for public execution by breaking the criminal's bones/bludgeoning him to death. As a form of execution, it was used from classical times into the 18th century; as a form of post mortem punishment of the criminal, the wheel was still in use in 19th-century Germany.

Breaking Wheel-- also known as the Catherine wheel or simply the wheel, was a torture device used for capital punishment from antiquity into early modern times for public execution by breaking the criminal's bones/bludgeoning him to death. As a form of execution, it was used from classical times into the 18th century; as a form of post mortem punishment of the criminal, the wheel was still in use in 19th-century Germany.

diy game wheel ... great for use at trade show booth!
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► Play!: "BREAKING WHEEL" by Pawns, from their split CS with Cemetery - SUI GENERIS Mixtape Vol. 012 - Gothic Rock, Post Punk, Wave compilation by DJ Billyphobia

► Play!: "BREAKING WHEEL" by Pawns, from their split CS with Cemetery - SUI GENERIS Mixtape Vol. 012 - Gothic Rock, Post Punk, Wave compilation by DJ Billyphobia

Disemboweled Feudalism: Most Grim Medieval Tortures: Breaking Wheel

Disemboweled Feudalism: Most Grim Medieval Tortures: Breaking Wheel

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Even more comprehensive range of emotions! (and with Australian spelling!!!)  I Feel - Emotional Word Wheel - The Feel Wheel - Australian English

Even more comprehensive range of emotions! (and with Australian spelling!!!) I Feel - Emotional Word Wheel - The Feel Wheel - Australian English

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RENAULT MEGANE DYNAMIQUE 1.9 DCI MK2 2002-2008 SILVER BREAKING - WHEEL NUT

RENAULT MEGANE DYNAMIQUE 1.9 DCI MK2 2002-2008 SILVER BREAKING - WHEEL NUT

I’m not going to stop the wheel. I’m going to break the wheel.   - Daenerys Targaryen
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