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Johann Gutenberg

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(c.1396–1468), inventor of printing. He was a native of Mainz. In 1448 he borrowed money, probably for developing his printing process. He printed the Mazarin Bible (q.v.) and ...

Sexual Crimes in Medieval and Post-Medieval Roman Law

Sexual Crimes in Medieval and Post-Medieval Roman Law   Reference library

The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Legal History

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...a short interval. Bibliography Dahm, G. Das Strafrecht Italiens im ausgehenden Mittelalter . Berlin and Leipzig, Germany: W. de Grayter, 1930. Drossbach, G. “Gewalt gegen Frauen.” In Dekretalensammlungen des 12. Jahrhunderts . In Angst und Terror: Ringvorlesung an der Johann-Gutenberg-Universität Mainz WS 2004/05, edited by Annette Gerok-Reiter (Mediävistik 13) (in print). Hergemöller, B. U. Die “unsprechliche stumme Sünde” in Kölner Akten des ausgehenden MA (Gesch. in Köln 22, 1987), pp. 5–51. Hergemöller, B. U. “ Sexualität. ” Lexikon des...

Punishment

Punishment   Reference library

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...Corporal punishment for women was abolished in 1820 . Bridewell Prison. A woman prisoner beats hemp in Bridewell Prison, 1732. “In Bridewell Beating Hemp” by William Hogarth in The Works of William Hogarth: In a Series of Engravings , by John Trusler, 1833, p. 47. Project Gutenberg Birching as a judicial punishment for young offenders was abolished in 1947 , but the Isle of Man caused a good deal of controversy by continuing to birch young offenders into the 1970s. The Pillory and Stocks. The pillory comprised either a post on which were mounted two...

Codes and Codification

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...et de jurisprudence, 1969. Bonini, Roberto . Crisi del diritto romano, consolidazioni e codificazioni nel Settecento europeo . 2d ed. Bologna, Italy: Pàtron, 1985. Brauneder, Wilhelm . “ Das ABGB für die gesamten Deutschen Erbländer der österreichischen Monarchie von 1811. ” Gutenberg Jahrbuch 62 (1987): 205–254. Caroni, Pio . “(De)Kodifikation: Wenn historische Begriffe ins Schleudern geraten.” In Kodifikation und Dekodifikation des Privatrechts in der heutigen Rechtsentwicklung , edited by Pio Caroni and Karel V. Mály , pp. 31–47. Prague, Czech...

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