Cato reported that during his consulship, Flamininus took his mistress with him to the north of Italy. Whilst there, a noble Boii and his family sought sanctuary in Flamininus’ tent. As the mistress had often told Flamininus that she had never seen a man die, the consul turned to her and asked her whether she wanted to see a Gaul die. The Boii noble was still speaking through an interpreter when Flamininus ordered his lictor to behead the Boii noble.
fol. 244v - Public service. (killing adulterers) The man fornicating/being killed is wearing a Jewish cap, which, astonishingly, was a cap worn by Jews in the Middle Ages. The woman’s hose are visible, tied with girdle below the knee.