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The Resource Orthodoxy and the courts in late antiquity, Carolin Humfress

Orthodoxy and the courts in late antiquity, Carolin Humfress

Label
Orthodoxy and the courts in late antiquity
Title
Orthodoxy and the courts in late antiquity
Statement of responsibility
Carolin Humfress
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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 antiquity - which included Christian controversies concerning 'heresy' and 'orthodoxy', revealing its far-reaching effects on theological debate
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Humfress, Caroline
Dewey number
340.5/4
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Roman law
  • Practice of law (Roman law)
  • Courts
  • Forensic orations
  • Rhetoric, Ancient
  • Church history
Label
Orthodoxy and the courts in late antiquity, Carolin Humfress
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 292-319) and indexes
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction -- I. Forensic practitioners and the development of late Roman law. Introduction and background; Litigation and late Roman judges; Legal experts and the late Roman courts; Late Roman advocates -- II. Forensic practitioners in the service of the late antique church. Introduction and background; Ecclesiastics as forensic practitioners; Forensic expertise and the development of early 'Canon law' -- III. Orthodoxy, heresy, and the courts. Defining heresy and orthodoxy; Heresy and the courts; Conclusion
Control code
ocn666902773
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 344 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781435620582
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)666902773
Label
Orthodoxy and the courts in late antiquity, Carolin Humfress
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 292-319) and indexes
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction -- I. Forensic practitioners and the development of late Roman law. Introduction and background; Litigation and late Roman judges; Legal experts and the late Roman courts; Late Roman advocates -- II. Forensic practitioners in the service of the late antique church. Introduction and background; Ecclesiastics as forensic practitioners; Forensic expertise and the development of early 'Canon law' -- III. Orthodoxy, heresy, and the courts. Defining heresy and orthodoxy; Heresy and the courts; Conclusion
Control code
ocn666902773
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 344 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781435620582
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)666902773

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