History 311. Vengeance and Justice in Medieval Europe.

Exploration of intersecting notions of justice and vengeance in medieval European law, ca. 500 – 1500. Of
special interest is the tension between customary, retributive forms of justice and the development of
jurisprudence based on Christianity and ideals of Christian rulership. Includes a survey of select Old
Testament and Roman laws.

Course Information
  • Credit:3
Instructors
Sean Lawing

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