In the prisons’ palace , next to the rooms of the Lords of the Night c’era la torture room. During interrogations for certain crimes it was possible to subject prisoners to torture.
Considering that fire was the main enemy to Venice era il fuoco, quindi si evitava qualsiasi strumento di tortura che prevedesse utilizzo di fuoco. La principale tortura, se non l’unica che i Veneziani utilizzavano, era il rope torture sometimes combined with squassation. Victims had their wrists and elbows tied together behind their backs, then the body was lifted from behind with the rope and suspended. We’ll leave it to you to consider the unimaginable torment that the unfortunate victim would suffer from such torture.