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Orthodoxy and the courts in late antiquity

Caroline Humfress

Orthodoxy and the courts in late antiquity

by Caroline Humfress

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Roman law -- Language.,
  • Practice of law (Roman law),
  • Forensic orations.,
  • Church history -- Primitive and early church, ca. 30-600.,
  • Courts -- Rome.,
  • Rhetoric, Ancient.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index

    StatementCarolin Humfress.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKJA190 .H85 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 344 p. ;
    Number of Pages344
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22769884M
    ISBN 109780198208419


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This book approaches the subject of late Roman law from the perspective of legal practice revealed in courtroom processes, as well as more ‘informal’ types of dispute settlement.

From at least the early 4th century, leading bishops, ecclesiastics, and Christian polemicists participated in a vibrant culture of forensic argument with far-reaching effects on theological debate, the Author: Caroline Humfress.

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Orthodoxy and the Courts in Late Antiquity Caroline Humfress. This book approaches the subject of late Roman law from the perspective of legal practice revealed in courtroom processes, as well as more "informal" Orthodoxy and the courts in late antiquity book of dispute settlement.

From at least the early fourth century, leading bishops, ecclesiastics, and Christian polemicists. In the first part of the book, Humfress makes a very strong case that the primary role of iurisperiti or iurisconsulti had always been the interpretation of law in and around the courts; even, that is, in the era of the Classical jurists canonised by later Roman emperors and eventually the Digest, which has been similarly privileged by modern Author: Michael Kulikowski.

BOOK REVIEWS clear, the representation of a Roman ruler, Christian or otherwise, was always a multifaceted phenomenon. University of Durham E. HUNT Orthodoxy and the Courts in Late Antiquity. By Caroline Humfress. (New York: Oxford University Press. xiv, $ ISBN ) Some scholars have suggested freeing late-antique church history from its orbit.

Orthodoxy and the Courts in Late Antiquity 1st Edition, Kindle Edition Orthodoxy and the Courts makes its most significant contribution, empire and to the role of forensic advocacy by Christians in the genesis and elaboration of the distinctions between orthodoxy and heresy that evolved in the post-Constantinian : Caroline Humfress.

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(Board of the Leverhulme Prize ) a truly important contribution to the study of the legal history of the later Roman Empire (Gregory Halfond, Bryn Mawr Classical Review)Author: Caroline Humfress. Stephens Hall # University of California, Berkeley Berkeley CA In Orthodoxy and the Courts in Late Antiquity, Caroline Humfess has made a truly important contribution to the study of the legal history of the later Roman only does she prove the vibrancy of late antique legal thought, too often characterized as vulgar or debased, she also demonstrates how vital forensic (i.e.

courtroom) argumentation was to legislative innovation in this. Empire, and fit in well with related works such as that of Caroline Humfress on Orthodoxy and the Courts in Late Antiquity (reviewed above). Chapter 3 examines the circumstances which led to a renewed interest in Roman law during the later medieval period and the rise of canon law.

The authors of the essays collected here explore the ways in which late antique groups defined their own socio-political borders and created secure in-group identities by means of discourses on heresy and heretics. A wider definition of heresy and heretics as real or constructed internal opposition and internal enemies leads to a new understanding of ancient sources as well as to new.

(ebook) Orthodoxy and the Courts in Late Antiquity () from Dymocks online store. This book approaches the subject of late Roman law from. Keywords: late antiquity, heretics, courts, ecclesiastics Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service.

Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter. Close mobile search navigation. Article navigation. Volume 1, Issue 2. She is the author of Orthodoxy and the Courts in Late Antiquity (), as well as various edited volumes, essays and articles on legal history and Late Antique religion.

Isabella Sandwell (PhD UCL) is Senior Lecturer in Ancient History at the University of : Hardcover. 18 C. Humfress, Orthodoxy and the Courts in Late Antiquity, Oxfordp. ‘It is plausible, given the context, that this ruling refers to a specific situation in which a bishop may have been called into a magistrate’s court to render an account of his judging, at the request of one of the parties involved.’.

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Such was the case even in the Syrian realm, traditionally considered the exotic hinterland of the Roman Empire.

Fifth- and sixth-century sources, such as the Syro-Roman Lawbook, early exemplars of canon legislation, and homilies and hagiographic narratives.How did ordinary people and Church authorities communicate with each other in late antiquity and how did this interaction affect the processes of Christianization in the Roman Empire?

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