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Orthodoxy and the Courts in Late Antiquity

Caroline Humfress

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198208419
eISBN:
9780191716966
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208419.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This book approaches the subject of late Roman law from the perspective of legal practice revealed in courtroom processes, as well as more ‘informal’ types of dispute settlement. From at least the ... More


Testamentary Formalities in Early Modern Europe

Nils Jansen

in Comparative Succession Law: Volume I: Testamentary Formalities

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199696802
eISBN:
9780191732065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696802.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter demonstrates the over-complexity of the law relating to testamentary formalities in early modern law. The discussion is based on the characteristic interplay between Roman law, Canon ... More


Ius Civile in Scotland, c 1600

John W Cairns

in Law, Lawyers, and Humanism: Selected Essays on the History of Scots Law, Volume 1

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748682096
eISBN:
9781474415989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748682096.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter analyzes the changing nature of the references to sources in Scotland in the 100 years or so after the founding of the College of Justice. It traces a decline in the overt reliance on ... More


A Comparison of the Influence of Roman Law in England and Scotland☼

William M Gordon

in Roman Law, Scots Law and Legal History: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625161
eISBN:
9780748671571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625161.003.0023
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Scots and English law have common roots evidenced in the connection between Glanvill and Regiam Majestatem but their paths diverged. Scotland followed the Civilian tradition while the English Common ... More


Roman Law, Scots Law and Legal History: Selected Essays

William Gordon

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625161
eISBN:
9780748671571
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625161.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

A collection of articles on themes of Roman law, Scots law and legal history arranged in five groups. The first deals with problems in the Roman law of property and obligations, including three ... More


The Civil Law in Scotland☼

William M Gordon

in Roman Law, Scots Law and Legal History: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625161
eISBN:
9780748671571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625161.003.0024
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This article examines three issues – the distinction between Roman law and the Civil law derived from it; reception of legal systems and the place of Roman and Civil law in Scottish legal education. ... More


Bishops, Abbots, and the Alienation of Church Lands

John Hudson

in Land, Law, and Lordship in Anglo-Norman England

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206880
eISBN:
9780191677359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206880.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter considers the background of Canon Law and of political circumstances, and analyses three connected ways of enforcing these obligations: alienation of church lands might be totally ... More


Something There Is That Doesn't Love a Law: Canon Law and Its Discontents

John P. Beal

in The Crisis of Authority in Catholic Modernity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199778775
eISBN:
9780190258306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199778775.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines the intricacies of the Catholic Church's canon law. It first provides an overview of the Code of Canon Law and the criticisms hurled against it before turning to a discussion of ... More


Early Modern Jurisprudence and Theology

Thomas M. Green

in The History of Scottish Theology, Volume I: Celtic Origins to Reformed Orthodoxy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198759331
eISBN:
9780191819889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759331.003.0023
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Theology

This chapter argues that the subject of theology and jurisprudence in Scotland falls into two distinct and often independent histories, the first concerning the reception of Canon law in Scotland ... More


Trade with Saracens Endangers the Soul: Formation and Implications of a Legal Discourse

Stefan K. Stantchev

in Spiritual Rationality: Papal Embargo as Cultural Practice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198704096
eISBN:
9780191773259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704096.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Religion, Cultural History

Chapters 2 and 3 discuss the formation of embargo as a policy and a discourse in 1179–1250s against multiple backgrounds: development of continental common law, emergence of the penitential forum, ... More


God’s Forgiveness: Heavenly Intercessions

Victor M. Uribe-Uran

in Fatal Love: Spousal Killers, Law, and Punishment in the Late Colonial Spanish Atlantic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804794633
eISBN:
9780804796316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804794633.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Examines legal mechanisms whereby the Catholic church sheltered spousal murderers and other criminals and the King acted as God’s proxy to extend pardon to criminals during the Catholic Holy Week. It ... More


Making concessions

Kriston R. Rennie

in Freedom and protection: Monastic exemption in France, c. 590-c. 1100

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526127723
eISBN:
9781526138736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526127723.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The law of monastic exemption is seldom viewed through an early medieval lens. Overcoming this historiographical problem, this chapter defines the character and growth of monastic exemption in a ... More


Benedict XV: The Post-War World and the Church

John Pollard

in The Papacy in the Age of Totalitarianism, 1914-1958

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199208562
eISBN:
9780191785580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208562.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Church History

This chapter examines the Holy See’s critical response to the Versailles Peace Settlement of 1919 and to the subsequent territorial rearrangement of Europe. It also analyses in detail Benedict and ... More


Law, Procedure, and Practice in Medieval Heresy Trials

Thomas A. Fudge

in The Trial of Jan Hus: Medieval Heresy and Criminal Procedure

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199988082
eISBN:
9780199346288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199988082.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Chapter three builds on the disturbing composite portrait of the heretic linking that social fear with the rise and development of anti-heresy legislation, legal procedure and policies of repression ... More


The Council in Trullo

M. T. G. Humphreys

in Law, Power, and Imperial Ideology in the Iconoclast Era: c.680-850

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198701576
eISBN:
9780191771385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198701576.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Chapter 1 explores the Council in Trullo, the foundation stone of Eastern Orthodox canon law. This was the centre-piece of Justinian II’s attempts to morally reform the empire in anticipation of a ... More


Syneisactism and Reform: Gender Relations in the Anglo-Saxon Cultural Province in Francia

Felice Lifshitz

in Religious Women in Early Carolingian Francia: A Study of Manuscript Transmission and Monastic Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780823256877
eISBN:
9780823261420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256877.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter examines gender relations in the Main Valley, primarily among ecclesiastics and secondarily among the laity, and traces how they became more complex and conflicted over the course of the ... More


Freedom and protection: Monastic exemption in France, c. 590-c. 1100

Kriston R. Rennie

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526127723
eISBN:
9781526138736
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526127723.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This book examines the history of monastic exemption in France. It maps an institutional story of monastic freedom and protection, which is deeply rooted in the religious, political, social, and ... More


Introduction

John Pollard

in The Papacy in the Age of Totalitarianism, 1914-1958

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199208562
eISBN:
9780191785580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208562.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Church History

This chapter begins with a summary of the aims and objectives of the volume and a historiographical review of the existing literature. It then examines the features, positive and negative, of the ... More


Economy and the Legal Framework

Dotan Leshem

in The Origins of Neoliberalism: Modeling the Economy from Jesus to Foucault

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231177764
eISBN:
9780231541749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231177764.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

The Fifth Chapter (Economy and the Legal Framework) returns to Agamben’s genealogy of economy discussed in the introduction and tackles his critique of Foucault’s genealogy of pastoral power. ... More


People as Property in Medieval Dubrovnik

Hannah Skoda

in Legalism: Property and Ownership

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198813415
eISBN:
9780191851704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813415.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This article addresses a particularly troubling form of property: slavery in fifteenth-century Dubrovnik. The practice of slavery depended upon law: its articulation lay at the intersection of the ... More


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