Medieval Studies 119
Constitutional and Legal History of Medieval Continental Europe
Charles Donahue Jr (Law
Harvard College/GSAS: 147748
Meeting Time: M., W., at 4:30 – 5:59, and a weekly section for undergraduates to be arranged.
Offered concurrently in the Law School.
A survey of continental European constitutional and
legal history from the fall of the
to the “rise of absolutism” at the beginning of the seventeenth 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.
Note: Expected to be omitted in 2022–23.
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