Christophe Archan

Les chemins du jugement

Procédure et science du droit dans l'Irlande médiévale

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Auteur Christophe Archan
Editeur Association de Boccard
Distributeur Association de Boccard

In contrast to other legal systems of the early Middle Ages, of which only a few documented laws and a few deeds and their related formulae remain, ancient Irish law, from the 7th and 8th centuries, included tracts which are surprising both in their quantity and in their quality when compared to the legal documents produced at the same time in Gaul. These tracts set out and develop, in an often methodical and detailed manner, the rules by which Irish society was governed. To a great extent, ...