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Arguments

A Cultural History of Law in the Middle Ages

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Book chapter

...The tendency to apply procedural arguments to extralegal situations is much more widespread than one might think. In the Middle Ages, this tendency incorporated different fields of knowledge in a much more casual and transversal way than...

Codes

A Cultural History of Law in the Middle Ages

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Book chapter

...From a historical point of view, the medieval West sets the framework of a long evolution, marked with strong changes, of the materials, forms, and modes of production of codes and norms. The last two terms are not equivalent. If some legal...

Introduction

Kriston R Rennie

Kriston R. Rennie is Associate Professor in Medieval History at the University of Queensland. He specializes in the history of church councils, canon law, papal legation, and monastic exemption privileges. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Medieval Canon Law

Arc Humanities Press, 2018

Book chapter

...Medieval canon law is an invention—an evolutionary story of human industry, ingenuity, and change. This book explains part of its creation, adopting a slightly different interpretive lens. It tackles the subject’s formulation through...

Islamic Sources And The Treatment Of Non-Muslims

Maher Y. Abu-Munshar

Maher Y. Abu-Munshar is a lecturer at Al-Maktoum Institute for Arabic and Islamic Studies, University of Aberdeen, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Islamic Jerusalem And Its Christians : A History of Tolerance and Tensions

I.B.Tauris & Co Ltd, 2007

Book chapter

...The attitude of Caliph ‘Umar Ibn al-Khattab and Sultan Salah al-Din towards non-Muslims did not arise out of a vacuum, but was inspired by religious injunctions and principles. Unfortunately, because Islam is based on a divine revelation...

The Master Narrative

Kriston R Rennie

Kriston R. Rennie is Associate Professor in Medieval History at the University of Queensland. He specializes in the history of church councils, canon law, papal legation, and monastic exemption privileges. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Medieval Canon Law

Arc Humanities Press, 2018

Book chapter

...It seems fitting to begin where every historian must: with the sources. There is an undeniably rich historical and historiographical tradition on medieval canonistic figures, canonical collections, and their internal textual components...

Property and Possession

A Cultural History of Law in the Middle Ages

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Book chapter

...Are property and possession a binome or are they two distinct concepts? That is to say, is there a legal distinction between possessing something and owning something? Simple possession or physical detention has not always...

Legal Profession

A Cultural History of Law in the Middle Ages

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Book chapter

...The establishment of the Roman Barbarian kingdoms in the West marked not only the end of law schools, but also the demise of a professional class whose identity had been based for centuries on the acquisition of knowledge through a strict...

Practice (Reality)

Kriston R Rennie

Kriston R. Rennie is Associate Professor in Medieval History at the University of Queensland. He specializes in the history of church councils, canon law, papal legation, and monastic exemption privileges. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Medieval Canon Law

Arc Humanities Press, 2018

Book chapter

...Medieval canon law was made and enacted. It shaped church discipline, doctrine, governance, internal organization, and structure. Its contemporary application and interpretation is what made it valid. Appreciating its core function thus...

Framing premodern desires between sexuality, sin, and crime

Garthine Walker

Garthine Walker is Professor of Early Modern History at Cardiff University. She specialises in the histories of early modern crime, gender, and sexualities, and in historical theory and approaches to history. She is working on a new history of rape funded by a Leverhulme Trust Major Research Fellowship (2013–2016). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Framing Premodern Desires : Sexual Ideas, Attitudes, and Practices in Europe

Amsterdam University Press, 2017

Book chapter

...In medieval and early modern societies, sexualities were perceived, described, and encountered in a variety of ways, some but not all of them familiar to us. This volume emphasises the localities and temporalities of sexuality...

‘Justinian’s Laws, not the Lord’s’: Eugenius III and the learned laws

Anne J. Duggan

Anne J. Duggan is Emeritus Professor of Medieval History and Fellow of King’s College London. She has published extensively on aspects of the ecclesiastical and legal history of the twelfth century, with special emphasis on Thomas Becket, canon law, and the legal activities of popes from Innocent II to Innocent III. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Pope Eugenius III (1145–1153) : The First Cistercian Pope

Amsterdam University Press, 2018

Book chapter

...Bernard of Clairvaux famously condemned Eugenius III for allowing trained lawyers using ‘Justinian’s Laws, not the Lord’s’ to present and defend cases in his presence. This chapter argues that Bernard’s strictures were misplaced, since...