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The Older Gulathing Law

The Older Gulathing Law

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Erik Simensen
April 06, 2021

The Gulathing Law regulates relations between the social classes, the king and his officers, the clergy, and the peasantry. Parts of the law appear to be a social contract between two parties: on the one hand the people, on the other hand the church and the king. This new edition, in modern ...

The Borgarthing Law and the Eidsivathing Law The Laws of Eastern Norway

The Borgarthing Law and the Eidsivathing Law: The Laws of Eastern Norway

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Lisa Collinson, Torgeir Landro, Bertil Nilsson
December 30, 2020

The Borgarthing Law and the Eidsivathing Law is dedicated to two closely linked medieval laws which were intended to cover adjacent legal provinces in eastern Norway, around and beyond the modern capital, Oslo. The core of this book consists of new translations of the two laws, based on the recent ...

Origins of the Hussite Uprising The Chronicle of Laurence of Březová (1414 –1421)

Origins of the Hussite Uprising: The Chronicle of Laurence of Březová (1414 –1421)

1st Edition

Thomas A. Fudge
March 10, 2020

The Hussite Chronicle is the most important single narrative source for the events of the early Hussite movement. The author is Laurence of Březová (c.1370–c.1437), a member of the Czech lower nobility and a supporter of the Hussite creed. The movement arose as an initiative for religious and ...

The Sermons of Chromatius of Aquileia

The Sermons of Chromatius of Aquileia

1st Edition

Robert McEachnie
December 01, 2019

The Liber legis Scaniae The Latin Text with Introduction, Translation and Commentaries

The Liber legis Scaniae: The Latin Text with Introduction, Translation and Commentaries

1st Edition

Ditlev Tamm
July 25, 2017

The Liber legis Scaniae: The Latin Text with Introduction, Translation and Commentaries forms the second volume of The Danish Medieval Laws and is dedicated to the Latin text based on the Danish medieval Law of Scania. Also known as the "Old laws of Scania", the Liber legis Scaniae is ascribed to...

Selections from Subh al-A'shā by al-Qalqashandi, Clerk of the Mamluk Court Egypt: “Seats of Government” and “Regulations of the Kingdom”, From Early Islam to the Mamluks

Selections from Subh al-A'shā by al-Qalqashandi, Clerk of the Mamluk Court: Egypt: “Seats of Government” and “Regulations of the Kingdom”, From Early Islam to the Mamluks

1st Edition

Tarek Galal Abdelhamid, Heba El-Toudy
April 20, 2017

Ṣubḥ al-A‘shā by al-Qalqashandī is a manual for chancery clerks completed in 1412 and a vital source of information on Fatimid and Mamluk Egypt which, for the first time, has been translated into English. The text provides valuable insight into the Mamluk and earlier Muslim eras. The selections ...

The Danish Medieval Laws the laws of Scania, Zealand and Jutland

The Danish Medieval Laws: the laws of Scania, Zealand and Jutland

1st Edition

Ditlev Tamm, Helle Vogt
January 26, 2016

The Danish medieval laws: the laws of Scania, Zealand and Jutland contains translations of the four most important medieval Danish laws written in the vernacular. The main texts are those of the Law of Scania, the two laws of Zealand – Valdemar’s and Erik’s – and the Law of Jutland, all of which ...

Guta Lag and Guta Saga: The Law and History of the Gotlanders

Guta Lag and Guta Saga: The Law and History of the Gotlanders

1st Edition

Christine Peel
January 29, 2015

Guta Lag, the law of the independent island of Gotland, is one of the earliest laws of Scandinavia. The historical appendix to the law, Guta Saga, was written in the thirteenth or fourteenth century. Together, Guta Lag and its accompanying Saga provide an invaluable insight into the lives of the ...

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