By Maurizio Lupoi

This is often the 1st translation into English of ''Alle Radici del Mondo Giuridico Europeo'' released in Italy in 1994, and named ''The legislation booklet of the Year'' in 1995. The publication is a entire reappraisal of considering at the universal structural positive aspects of a few of the ecu jurisdictions. Professor Lupoi argues the case for the life of an prior method of universal legislations way back to among the 6th and 11th centuries. in accordance with quite a few Germanic customs, this legislations used to be codified in Latin and survives in converted shape in sleek English universal legislations.

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Cf. LIEBESCHUETZ, Barbarians and Bishops, 49. XVH, to the king of the Bulgars: 'referentes qualiter . . populum vestrum baptizari omnem feceritis, qualiter autem illi, postquam baptizati fuerunt, insurrexerint unanimiter'. 27. For the date of the event see chap. 6. See chap. 3. 13 (y 627); cf. K. CAMPBELL, The First Christian Kings, 57. 206 D. STROMBACK, The Conversion of Iceland; B. BRANSTON, Gods of the North, 39; s. NORDAL, Icelandic Culture, 1056°. 207 Canon 5 of the Council of Nicaea prescribed that councils should be held in each province and at least twice yearly.

12 (year 428) on the absolution of young women forced into prostitution by their parents or masters. , 152-3; CHAD WICK, The Role of the Christian Bishop, 10-11; COLL INS, Early Medieval Europe, 62ff. Ambrose's attitude was cited in justification of Gregory VII's excommunication of the emperor Henry IV in 1076. 192 Owing to his intransigent stand against Arianism, Athanasius, bishop of Alexandria in Egypt, managed to alienate three successive emperors and get himself exiled on three successive occasions: see, amongst others, w.

125 And this is the principal criticism that can be brought against the otherwise commendable work by Marco Scovazzi, to which I shall frequently refer for its mass of data. 126 Besides these general observations,127 it is possible to discern specific legal differences among the Germanic peoples at, or shortly after, the time of 122 BURNS, A History of the Ostrogoths, io8ff. , 54ff. 124 Cf. E. SAEZ, La domination, 262-3; G. vISMARA, Edictum Theoderici, 254 note 685, but cf. 2, 'si in causa regie potestatis vel gentis aut patrie'; specifically for France, B.

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