Continued from Part 1
Public nuisance on the road was not tolerated. Whoever threw dirt on the streets was fined a hefty sum. A similar amount was levied if anyone was responsible for the collection of water on the roads. Public soliciting was not left out of the clutches of the law.
If a man and a woman made signs to each other on a road with a view to sexual enjoyment or carried on a conversation secretly then both of them were fined. Treason and defamation of the State were penalized. If a married person became a traitor to his king, his wife was authorized to leave him. Defamation of one’s own nation or village implied a fine.
Continued in Part 3October 17th, 2014 in Strange customs | No Comments