Spring 2018



Medieval Studies 119

Constitutional and Legal History of Medieval Continental Europe

Charles Donahue Jr (Law School)

Harvard College/GSAS: 147748

Spring 2017–2018.

Meeting Time: M., W., F., at 11, and a weekly section to be arranged.

Offered concurrently, but with a separate section, in the Law School.


A survey of the main outlines of continental European constitutional and legal history from the fall of the Roman Empire to the “rise of absolutism” at the beginning of the 17th century. Focuses on the main expressions of European legal culture over this long period of time. In each period an effort is made to relate the types of law produced to the social, political, and religious history of the period.

Note: Expected to be omitted in 2018–19.

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