Not to say that nowadays cheating is encouraged and does not cause a storm of emotions, but what happened to the accused by the girls in the past, truly awful.
If the girl was convicted of adultery, her forever was sent to a monastery or disfigured: deprived of lips, ears or nose. Often unfaithful wives were executed or burned, it was believed that the fire purifies the soul.
In Rome girls who fell to adultery, was put up for auction on the market square. Later they began to cut off the noses. It is worth noting that men’s infidelity is never punished.
According to Sharia, a woman who decided to commit treason stoned. Until now, this custom continues to exist.
The purpose of punishment for female adultery is to embarrass the girl. Women were tied to a pole for several days, drove them naked through the streets. Any passer-by could throw in a traitor or something. The South region was located, the more severe was the decision among its population punishment, including beatings or even death.