Beating with a Birch Bundle

In this 16th-century illustration from Desiderius Erasmus' The Praise of Folly, a teacher mercilessly whips a student with a bundle of birch branches.

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Holbein, Hans. [Beating with a Birch Bundle]. 1511. Engraving. From Erasumus in Praise of Folly. By Disiderius Erasmus. Project Gutenberg, uploaded 2009. Image taken by Jim Forest. Flickr. (Accessed December 14, 2018).

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