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John of Leyden, a former Dutch tailor who claimed divine authority, headed a terroristic regime during the final weeks before the city fell. This includes passages which condone slavery; exhibit religious intolerance; involve the torturing prisoners; treat women as property; require the execution of non-virgin brides, witches and gays; and which advocate genocide, sexism, racism, homophobia, xenophobia, etc.

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