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1631 Bible ( commanded readers to commit frontispiece pictured) adultery?
Latin poem , its supposed author De vetula Ovid renounces adultery?
, held in the Council of Nablus crusader Kingdom of Jerusalem in 1120, established punishments for adultery, bigamy, homosexuality, and sexual relations with Muslims?
is a collection of 52 Tutinama Persian stories narrated through a parrot to prevent his owner (pictured) from committing adultery while her husband was away?
is on death row in Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani Iran for the crime of adultery, and was originally to be executed by stoning?
Japanese poet was jailed for Kitahara Hakushu adultery in 1912?
, a Hödekin house spirit of German folklore, is best known for saving the wife of a man of Hildesheim from committing adultery?
, who was murdered by his wife's lover in Saint Gangulphus 760, is invoked as a patron against adultery and marital difficulties?
Emmy Award-winning director described one scene in Dearbhla Walsh where a teacher commits Talk to Me adultery with her 15-year-old pupil as "not so much about sex as about love"?
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Question 1: This was the civil ________ arising from the same act(s)
giving rise to the criminal action for adultery, being based upon
the husband's loss of property rights to his wife as a chattel.
Question 4: The Ordinance has
been particularly controversial because it requires a woman making
an accusation of ________ to provide
extremely strong evidence to avoid being charged with adultery
Question 5: The Ordinance sets a
maximum penalty of death, although only imprisonment and ________ have ever actually been imposed.
Question 6: Adultery had at one time attracted severe sanctions,
including the ________.
Question 8: In the ________, laws vary from state to state.
Question 9: Punishing by stoning is not
mentioned in the Quran, and is based solely upon ________.
Question 10: In some East Asian countries, including ________, and Taiwan, adultery continues to be a crime.