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Litigation and Late Roman Judges

Caroline Humfress

in Orthodoxy and the Courts in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198208419
eISBN:
9780191716966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208419.003.003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter begins with a discussion of the court system in the late Roman Empire. It then discusses lower-level judicial hearings and their interaction with the higher courts, training for ... More


Legal Experts and the Late Roman Courts

Caroline Humfress

in Orthodoxy and the Courts in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198208419
eISBN:
9780191716966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208419.003.004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter begins with a discussion of iurisperitus and legal science. According to the mid-2nd century jurist Pomponius, the origins of juristic science lay in the disputes of the Forum, in the ... More


Introduction

Caroline Humfress

in Orthodoxy and the Courts in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198208419
eISBN:
9780191716966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208419.003.001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This introductory chapter begins with a brief description of the main argument of the book, namely that forensic practice and what happened in the courtrooms, set alongside other broader socio-legal ... More


Fifty Years of Prosopography: The Later Roman Empire, Byzantium and Beyond

Averil Cameron (ed.)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262924
eISBN:
9780191734434
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262924.001.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

This book presents an interdisciplinary discussion of the important methodological tool known as prosopography — the collection of all known information about individuals within a given period. With ... More


Mints, Moneyers and the Geography of Power in Early Medieval England and its Neighbours

Rory Naismith

in Power and Place in Europe in the Early Middle Ages

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780197266588
eISBN:
9780191896040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266588.003.0019
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Thanks to the inscriptions on early medieval coins, the locations where they were made—mints—are among the best-recorded selections of places in Europe. This chapter seeks to demonstrate that the ... More


Women Latin Poets in Early Medieval Europe

Jane Stevenson

in Women Latin Poets: Language, Gender, and Authority from Antiquity to the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198185024
eISBN:
9780191714238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198185024.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter discusses the education and culture of noblewomen of the late Roman empire and successor states. It presents evidence for the literary culture of Radegund of Poitiers and later medieval ... More


A House Divided Against Itself

Adrastos Omissi

in Emperors and Usurpers in the Later Roman Empire: Civil War, Panegyric, and the Construction of Legitimacy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198824824
eISBN:
9780191863516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824824.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This short chapter constitutes an introduction to the main body of the work, and sets out the wide-reaching consequences of permanent civil war within the later Roman Empire. It argues that previous ... More


Understanding Social Conflict

Peter N. Bell

in Social Conflict in the Age of Justinian: Its Nature, Management, and Mediation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199567331
eISBN:
9780191744921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567331.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter first sets out the book's purpose, which is to understand the internal conflicts and struggles in the later Roman Empire, focusing on the Eastern Mediterranean and the reign of Justinian ... More


Religious Dissent in Late Antiquity, 350-450

Maijastina Kahlos

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190067250
eISBN:
9780190067281
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190067250.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Religious Dissent in Late Antiquity reconsiders the religious history of the late Roman Empire, focusing on the shifting position of dissenting religious groups. The groups under consideration are ... More


Chalcedon in Context: Church Councils 400-700

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311772
eISBN:
9781846316753
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316753
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This collection of essays has its origin in a conference held at Oxford in 2006 to mark the publication of the first English edition of the Acts of Chalcedon. Its aim is to place Chalcedon in a ... More


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