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Old April 19th, 2016, 09:08 PM   #1
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Evil and "Evil" Kids in Ancient History

A while ago I started a thread called "Evil Kids in History"
Evil and "Evil" Kids in History

This discussion is about evil and "evil" Kids in history. Kids are persons younger than eighteen or so when they allegedly did some of their allegedly evil deeds. Evil kids can be ones you consider evil or wicked or believe committed at least one deed you consider evil. "Evil" kids are those you know have been called evil or criminals by at least one person, no matter how good you consider them.

I have seen lists of evil children and teenagers that list only young criminals from recent decades. No doubt there have been many children and teenagers with bad historical reputations, no merely young alleged criminals but also high ranking kids such as young monarchs who could be prototypes for Joffrey Baratheon in A Song of Ice and fire.

So who would you list as an evil or "evil" kid in history?

Here is a list of ancient evil kids os far so far:

Prince Pentawere, Son of Rameses III (c. 1173-1155 BC) Assassinated father.

Ganymede, Prince of Troy?? though mythical. "Evil" in the eyes of some for being a pagan god and allegedly homosexual.

Paris, Prince of Troy (died 1184 BC?) Though Mythical, for abducting Helen and starting a terrible war. When you do the chronology and see how young he is depicted he must have been a kid when abducting Helen.

Deiphobus Prince of Troy (died 1184 BC?) Also mythical, younger than Paris and thus a boy when he tried to kill Paris.

Corythos son of Paris. Also Mythical. A generation younger than Paris and thus a child when he showed the Greek fleet the way to Troy.

Achilles, King of the Myrmidons (died 1184 BC?) Also mythical. Committed his first evil did as a teenager or child when he seduced and impregnated the daughter of his host.

Neoptolemus or Pyrrhus, King of the Myrmidons. Also mythical, was a kid when he slaughtered old people, women, and children in the sack of Troy.

Labashi-Marduk king of Babylonia

Hieronymus King of Syracuse

Antiochus V Seleucid king - "Evil" for opposing Jews in the eyes of some.

King Ptolemy XIII

Julia Drusilla

Commodus as a child. Allegedly ordered a slave burned to death.

Diadumenianus (208-218) Allegedly cruel.

Elagabalus (204-222) Treason, murder of Diadumenianus, allegedly committed human sacrifices, other alleged "crimes": being homosexual, a transvestite, effeminate, lving in luxury and extravigence.

Alexander Severus (208-235) Treason.

Zhang Tianxi Duke of Former Liang (346-406)

Liu Ziye First Deposed Emperor of Liu Song (449-465)

Liu Yu Later Deposed Emperor of Liu Song (463-477)

Xiao Zahaoye Emperor of Southern Qi (473-494)

Xiao Baojuan Emperor of Southern Qi (483-501)

Yuan Xun, crown prince of Northern Wei (483-497)

So who could you suggest to add to the list?

Any evil (or "evil") boy Pharaohs of Egypt? "Evil" kids in the Bible? Evil Hellenistic princes or princesses? Famous warriors who took part in massacres while they ere kids?
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Old April 20th, 2016, 06:06 AM   #2
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cronus who cut his father ouranos' junk off with an adamant sickle.

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Achilles evil? What the? Achilles was favored by the Gods, man. You are tripping. Also Paris wasn't evil at all, just an immature brat. Have you read the Iliad? Also Helioglobus wasn't evil, just effeminate and corrupt. Alexander Severus? Whattttt? Read what Gibbon says about him, certainly not evil. This list is retarded.

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"Evil" kids in the Bible?
Try reading the https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Infancy_Gospel_of_Thomas
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Originally Posted by Kookaburra Jack View Post
It may or may not be useful to point out that the Infancy Gospel of Thomas is not in the Bible. As Jack knows well.
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Perhaps more 'disturbed' than 'evil' but Prince Sado of Korea was something of a Joffrey, to the point of being put down by his father (and you thought *your* folks were embarassing).

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Unloved by his father, Crown Prince Sado of Korea (1735-1762) grew up as a sadly disturbed man. His superstitious nature and an obsession with clothes induced him to burn whole sets of new silken clothes. When he felt agitated or depressed, murdering servants brought him relieve. Daily, several dead bodies were carried out of the palace. Raping court ladies was another of his pastimes, and, after murdering his concubine, Sado started harassing his own sister, too. Finally, the King decided upon a very drastic measure, involving a rice box...
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