A medieval expert weighs in on what public shaming was like in the includes being shaved, stripped, and paraded through town publicly. As we do today, the Middle Ages had a range of ways to shame people who acted.
The rediscovery of Greco-Roman culture in the Renaissance restored the nude to the heart of creative endeavor.”.
For women, public nudity has tended to be more problematic. How did people swim in ancient and medieval times if there were no swimsuits? I assume that bathers were nude (and perhaps walked around with the equivalent of a towel . He would walk to the riverbank, neatly fold his clothes on the shore, and dive in.
2 days ago Cersei Lannister's nude “Walk of Atonement” was a pretty accurate depiction of in the form of walking through town while crowds of people watched, . being plopped down right in the middle of someone's correspondence.