Law, society, and authority in late antiquity / edited by Ralph W. Mathisen
- Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.
- Physical Description:
- xv, 324 pages ; 23 cm
- Additional Creators:
- Mathisen, Ralph W., 1947-
- Interpreting the interpretationes of the Breviarium / John F. Matthews -- The survival of Roman family law after the barbarian settlements / Antti Arjava -- The legacy of Roman law in post-Roman Britain / Michael E. Jones -- Resolving disputes : the frontiers of law in late antiquity / Jill D. Harries -- Evidence for the Audientia episcopalis in the new letters of Augustine / Noel E. Lenski -- Judicial violence and the Ecclesiastical courts in late antique North Africa / Leslie Dossey -- The development of Syriac Christian canon law in the Sasanian Empire / Victoria Erhart.
"Spoiling the Egyptians" : Roman law and Christian exegesis in late antiquity / Gillian Clark -- Lawyers and historians in late antiquity / Geoffrey Greatrex -- Lex and iussio : the feriale campanum and Christianity in the Theodosian Age / Dennis E. Trout -- Imperial honorifics and senatorial status in late Roman legal documents / Ralph W. Mathisen -- Why not marry a Jew? : Jewish-Christian marital frontiers in late antiquity / Hagith S. Sivan -- Virgins and widows, show-girls and whores : late Roman legislation on women and Christianity / Judith Evans Grubbs.
Canonists construct the nun? : church law and women's monastic practice in Merovingian France / Catherine R. Peyroux -- The farmer, the landlord, and the law in the fifth century / Boudewijn Sirks -- Salic law and barbarian diet / Kathy Pearson.
- 0199240329 (acid-free paper)
- "Culmination of the work of participants at the second biannual 'Shifting Frontiers in Late Antiquity' conference, held at the University of South Carolina in March, 1997"--Pref.
- Bibliography Note:
- Bibliography: pages -307.
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