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The Lombard laws /
translated with an introduction by Katherine Fischer Drew ; foreword by Edward Peters.
imprint
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 1985, c1973.
description
xxii, 280 p. ; 21 cm. --
ISBN
0812210557:
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imprint
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 1985, c1973.
isbn
0812210557:
contents note
Rothair's edict.--The laws of King Grimwald.--The laws of King Liutprand.--The laws of King Ratchis.--The laws of King Aistulf.
catalogue key
3486654
 
Bibliography: p. 263-271.
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About the Author
Author Affiliation
Katherine Fisher Drew, is Professor of History at Rice University, Houston
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"Places the Lombard laws in their historical context, showing the importance of barbarian codes, the development of the Lombard policy and society in the early Middle Ages, and the use of laws as sources for these topics. . . . The translation is excellent."- Choice
"Places the Lombard laws in their historical context, showing the importance of barbarian codes, the development of the Lombard policy and society in the early Middle Ages, and the use of laws as sources for these topics. . . . The translation is excellent."-- Choice
"Places the Lombard laws in their historical context, showing the importance of barbarian codes, the development of the Lombard policy and society in the early Middle Ages, and the use of laws as sources for these topics. . . . The translation is excellent."--Choice
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Summaries
Main Description
Here presented for the first time in English are the law codes of the Lombard kings who ruled Italy from the sixth to the eighth centuries. The documents afford unparalleled insight into the structure and values of Germanic society.
Main Description
The Lombard Laws -- the laws of Rothair and Grimwald, Liutprand, Ratchis, and Aistulf -- are an extraordinarily important source of information about a people whose contribution to medieval civilization is just beginning to be understood.
Table of Contents
Forewordp. v
Introductionp. 1
Rothair's Edictp. 39
The Laws of King Grimwaldp. 131
The Laws of King Liutprandp. 137
The Laws of King Ratchisp. 215
The Laws of King Aistulfp. 227
Notesp. 239
Glossaryp. 257
Bibliographyp. 263
Indexp. 273
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