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Orthodoxy and the courts in late antiquity

Author: Caroline Humfress
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford Univ. Press, 2008.
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Approaching the subject of late Roman law from the perspective of legal practice revealed in courtroom processes, Caroline Humfress argues for a vibrant culture of forensic argumentation in late  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Online-Publikation
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Caroline Humfress
ISBN: 9780198208419 0198208413
OCLC Number: 239325392
Awards: Winner of Philip Leverhulme Prize Winner 2008 Awarded Il Premio della Corte Costituzionale della Reppublica italiana by the 'Gerard Boulvert Society for the Study of European Civilization and for the History of its Legal Systems'.
Description: XIV, 344 Seiten
Contents: Introduction ; Part I Forensic practitioners and the development of late Roman law ; 1. Introduction and background ; 2. Litigation and late Roman judges ; 3. Legal experts and the late Roman courts ; 4. Late Roman advocates ; PART II FORENSIC PRACTITIONERS IN THE SERVICE OF THE LATE ANTIQUE CHURCH ; 5. Introduction and background ; 6. Ecclesiastics as forensic practitioners ; 7. Forensic expertise and the development of early Canon law ; PART III ORTHODOXY, HERESY AND THE COURTS. ; 8. Defining heresy and orthodoxy ; 9. Heresy and the courts ; 10. Conclusion
Responsibility: Caroline Humfress.


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H.'s discussion of the way the categories of heresiological thinking were reinforced and even created through legal modes of expression and practice is fascinating... Orthodoxy and the Courts makes Read more...

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