SYMHC Classics: Why would you put a cadaver on trial?

from  Stuff You Missed in History Class

Oct 17, 2020


In this 2011 episode, prior hosts Sarah and Deblina cover Pope Stephen VI having his deceased predecessor Formosus exhumed and put on trial in 897. The corpse was found guilty, but this desecration disgusted Romans and made them rebel. Learn more about your ad-choices at

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