Law And Authority In The Early Middle Ages

Author: Thomas Faulkner
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107084911
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An examination of the barbarian laws in Carolingian Europe, contributing to debates concerning written law, kingship and ethnic identities.

Grammar And Grammarians In The Early Middle Ages

Author: Vivien Law
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
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Vivien Law documents the conceptual shift needed to convert the standard grammatical works of the late Roman empire, naturally orientated towards the needs of native speakers, into descriptive pedagogical grammars.

Heresy And Authority In Medieval Europe

Author: Edward Peters
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 0812206800
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In this volume, Edward Peters makes available the most compact and wide-ranging collection of source materials in translation on medieval orthodoxy and heterodoxy in social context.

Sanctuary And Crime In The Middle Ages 400 1500

Author: Karl Shoemaker
Publisher: Fordham Univ Press
ISBN: 0823232689
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Contrary to the conclusions of the relatively scant literature on the topic, Sanctuary and Crime in the Middle Ages, 400-1500 argues that the practice of sanctuary was not simply an instrumental device intended as a response to weak and ...

Women S Roles In The Middle Ages

Author: Sandy Bardsley
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313336355
Size: 14.85 MB
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Explores the role of European women in the Middle Ages, discussing specifically the relationship between women and religion, work, family, law, and culture and noting the differences wrought by class, age, marital status, and region and ...

Law And Theology In The Middle Ages

Author: G.R. Evans
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134526156
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Focusing on legal and theological responses to justice, mercy, fairness, and sin, this text examines the tension between ecclesiastical and secular authority in medieval Europe, illustrating areas of dispute in a clear and accessible way.

A History Of Law In Europe

Author: Antonio Padoa-Schioppa
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107180694
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The first English translation of a comprehensive legal history of Europe from the early middle ages to the twentieth century, encompassing both the common aspects and the original developments of different countries.

Papal Letters In The Early Middle Ages

Author: Detlev Jasper
Publisher: CUA Press
ISBN: 9780813209197
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The present volume of the History of Medieval Canon Law contains two essays
on late antique and early medieval papal letters: Detlev Jasper describes the
history of the transmission and spread of papal decretals from the beginning of
the fourth to the end of the ninth century in the Latin West; Horst Fuhrmann tells
the story of the Pseudo-Isidorian Forgeries, a collection of conciliar decrees and
papal letters that ... These decretals soon gained authority that rivaled conciliar

The Languages Of Gift In The Early Middle Ages

Author: Wendy Davies
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521515173
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... of completeness; and the charters which constitute the commonest form of gift
record in this period are representations of discrete, completed, acts. Belying the
apparent stability of the formal legal language of donation, though, gift events
were episodes in ongoing cosmic relationships not just between people, but
involving supernatural powers. In constructing and embedding new social bonds
and political authority, early medieval Christians drew deep on Roman law
concepts and ...