The Duel and the Oath

The Duel and the Oath

Henry Charles Lea. Edited by Edward Peters. With additional original documents in translation by Arthur C. Howland

262 pages | 5 1/4 x 8
Cloth 1975 | ISBN 9780812276817 | Buy from De Gruyter $79.95 | €69.95 | £70.50
Ebook 2016 | ISBN 9781512803594 | Buy from De Gruyter $79.95 | €69.95 | £70.50
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An Anniversary Collection volume

Originally published as parts I and II of Lea's major historical work Superstition and Force, this volume discusses the limitations in the Middle Ages of what modern jurists would term private law, or civil cases, and the concept of imminent justice through divine intervention in determining the verdict.

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