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Legal practice and the written word in the early middle ages [electronic resource] : Frankish formulae, c. 500-1000 / Alice Rio.

Author/Creator:
Rio, Alice.
Publication:
Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009.
Series:
Cambridge studies in medieval life and thought ; 4th ser., 75.
Cambridge studies in medieval life and thought ; 4th ser., [no. 75]
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (313 p.)
Subjects:
Law, Frankish -- History -- To 1500.
Formularies (Diplomatics) -- Early works to 1800.
Forms (Frankish law) -- History -- To 1500.
Law, Frankish -- Sources.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Examines legal formularies from the Merovingian and Carolingian periods, and considers their problems and possibilities as historical sources.
Contents:
Orality and literacy in Frankish society
An uneasy partnership? : formulae and charters
Defining the corpus
Catalogue of the collections
Dating formulae
Local context and diffusion
From late antique notaries to ecclesiastical scribes : when, where and why formularies survive
Formulae and written law
A methodological test-case : slavery and unfreedom in the formularies.
Notes:
Numbering from publisher's web site.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 272-293) and indexes.
ISBN:
1-107-19037-1
1-282-15561-X
9786612155611
0-511-54037-X
0-511-58135-1
0-511-53893-6
0-511-54071-X
0-511-53810-3
0-511-53977-0
OCLC:
609840644
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