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Heartland and Border: The Mental and Physical Geography of Medieval Europe

Robert Bartlett

in Power and Identity in the Middle Ages: Essays in Memory of Rees Davies

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199285464
eISBN:
9780191700330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285464.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter argues that the identity that emerged as normative, metropolitan, and central in medieval western Europe was Roman and French. Metropolitan insensitivity, the blind assertion of the ... More


Education, Profession, and Family

Ronald G. Musto

in Apocalypse in Rome: Cola di Rienzo and the Politics of the New Age

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233966
eISBN:
9780520928725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233966.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter discusses the education, profession, and family of Cola di Rienzo. Cola's education probably involved “reading the Psalter,” which was also used to teach the alphabet, syllabication, ... More


The Medieval Origins of the Legal Profession: Canonists, Civilians, and Courts

James A. Brundage

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226077598
eISBN:
9780226077611
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226077611.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

In the aftermath of sixth-century barbarian invasions, the legal profession that had grown and flourished during the Roman Empire vanished. Nonetheless, professional lawyers suddenly reappeared in ... More


Introduction

in The Medieval Origins of the Legal Profession: Canonists, Civilians, and Courts

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226077598
eISBN:
9780226077611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226077611.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This book explores the rebirth of legal professions in Europe in the High Middle Ages. A comprehensive account of the appearance of a legal profession within the medieval ius commune tradition should ... More


The Foundation: The Roman Legal Profession

in The Medieval Origins of the Legal Profession: Canonists, Civilians, and Courts

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226077598
eISBN:
9780226077611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226077611.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Orators and jurists from Rome during the last two centuries of the Republic created the earliest recognizable legal profession. Laws and legal systems, of course, existed long before that in the ... More


Law without Lawyers: The Early Middle Ages

in The Medieval Origins of the Legal Profession: Canonists, Civilians, and Courts

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226077598
eISBN:
9780226077611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226077611.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The early Middle Ages was a world without lawyers—or nearly so. The legal system in Rome eroded drastically, at least in the Western empire, during the years that followed the turn of the sixth ... More


The Formation of an Educated Elite: Law Schools and Universities

in The Medieval Origins of the Legal Profession: Canonists, Civilians, and Courts

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226077598
eISBN:
9780226077611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226077611.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Universities were indispensable for the development of the legal profession during the Middle Ages. The university became the mother of professions in the strict sense of the term. Securing a proper ... More


Rewards and Hazards of the Legal Profession

in The Medieval Origins of the Legal Profession: Canonists, Civilians, and Courts

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226077598
eISBN:
9780226077611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226077611.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter discusses the rewards and hazards of the legal profession. In addition to material prizes, the legal profession's intangible rewards were far from negligible. Some students considered ... More


Conclusion The Tradition of the Legal Profession

in The Medieval Origins of the Legal Profession: Canonists, Civilians, and Courts

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226077598
eISBN:
9780226077611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226077611.003.0013
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The evidence shows that prior to the mid-twelfth century nothing that could be described as a legal profession in the strict sense existed in Europe during the Middle Ages, and that there had been no ... More


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