Session Title

Law and Legal Culture in Anglo-Saxon England I

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Medieval-Renaissance Faculty Workshop, Univ. of Louisville

Organizer Name

Andrew Rabin

Organizer Affiliation

Univ. of Louisville

Presider Name

Paul Hyams

Presider Affiliation

Cornell Univ.

Paper Title 1

The Abbess, The King, His Charter, Her Convent: Religious Women and the Law in the Eighth Century

Presenter 1 Name

Andrew Rabin

Paper Title 2

The Prologue to Alfred's Laws: Aims and Sources

Presenter 2 Name

Stefan Jurasinski

Presenter 2 Affiliation

SUNY-Brockport

Paper Title 3

The Development of West Saxon Legal Language

Presenter 3 Name

Lisi Oliver

Presenter 3 Affiliation

Louisiana State Univ.

Start Date

10-5-2013 10:00 AM

Session Location

Schneider 1330

Description

This session forms part of the on-going reevaluation of the present state of the study of Anglo-Saxon law which began with the celebration of the centenary of Felix Liebermann's Gesteze der Angelsachsen. Recognizing the extent to which our understanding of early law has changed over the last century, the purpose of this session is to bring together scholars from a variety of disciplines to discuss new ways of understanding pre-Conquest legal culture. Possible topics include (but are not limited to): royal legislation, legal manuscripts, law in/and literature, legal procedure, charters and diplomatics, writs and wills, dispute resolution, theories of law and justice, perceptions of early law in later periods, law in/and art. The last few years have witnessed the most extensive reconsideration of Old English law since Liebermann himself, and this session offers an important opportunity to discuss the progress and publicize the research taking place in this field.

Andrew Rabin

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May 10th, 10:00 AM

Law and Legal Culture in Anglo-Saxon England I

Schneider 1330

This session forms part of the on-going reevaluation of the present state of the study of Anglo-Saxon law which began with the celebration of the centenary of Felix Liebermann's Gesteze der Angelsachsen. Recognizing the extent to which our understanding of early law has changed over the last century, the purpose of this session is to bring together scholars from a variety of disciplines to discuss new ways of understanding pre-Conquest legal culture. Possible topics include (but are not limited to): royal legislation, legal manuscripts, law in/and literature, legal procedure, charters and diplomatics, writs and wills, dispute resolution, theories of law and justice, perceptions of early law in later periods, law in/and art. The last few years have witnessed the most extensive reconsideration of Old English law since Liebermann himself, and this session offers an important opportunity to discuss the progress and publicize the research taking place in this field.

Andrew Rabin