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Author Blanshei, Sarah Rubin.

Title Politics and justice in late medieval Bologna / by Sarah Rubin Blanshei
Published Leiden ; Boston, Mass. : Brill, 2010
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Description 1 online resource ([ix], 671 pages) : map
Series Medieval law and its practice ; v. 7
Medieval law and its practice ; v. 7
Contents Cover13; -- Contents -- List of Tables -- A Note on Usage -- Introduction -- I. Part I. Politics of Closure: Setting the Boundaries -- Part II. Prosecuting the Excluded -- II. Oligarchy: Councils of the Commune -- III. Oligarchy: Councils of the Popolo -- IV. Part I. Status: Legal Definitions -- Part II. Perceptions of Identity and Proofs of Status -- 1. Lambertazzi -- 2. Fumantes -- 3. Magnates: The List of 1294 -- 4. Identification of Magnates: Habitus -- 5. Ancestry vs. Lifestyle -- 6. Urban Magnates and Knighthood -- 7. Lifestyle as Proof of Status -- 8. Other Proofs of Status -- 9. Politics vs. Hereditary Status -- 10. Magnate Identity Trials as a Tool of Conflict -- 11. Political Profiles -- 12. The Debate on Nobility -- 13. Status and Society -- V. The Politicization of Criminal Justice -- 1. Equality -- 2. Torture -- 3. Due Process -- 4. Captured Banniti -- 5. Protestacio -- 6. Privilege -- 7. Querele and Summary Justice -- 8. Petitions as Predecessors to the Querela -- 9. Legislation of 1313 -- 10. The New Querela of 1320 -- 11. Expansion of Summary Justice: Its Significance -- 12. Implementation of the Querela -- 13. Suspension of Due Process: Resistance by the Judges -- Epilogue -- Map of Bologna -- Appendices -- A. Jurisdictions of the Courts of the Capitano del Popolo -- B. Table for Chapter One -- C. Table for Chapter Two -- D. Tables for Chapter Three -- E. Tables for Chapter Four -- F. Tables for Chapter Five -- Bibliography -- Index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 641-653) and index
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Subject Criminal justice, Administration of -- Political aspects -- Italy -- Bologna -- History.
Law -- Italy -- Bologna -- History.
Law, Medieval.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2009053424
ISBN 1282786784
9004182853 (cloth)
9004189432 (electronic bk.)
9781282786783
9789004182851 (cloth)
9789004189430 (electronic bk.)