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Vengeance in Medieval Europe A Reader

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ISBN-10: 1442601264

ISBN-13: 9781442601260

Edition: 13th 2009 (Revised)

Authors: Daniel Lord Smail, Kelly Lyn Gibson

List price: $58.00
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How did medieval society deal with private justice, with grudges, and with violent emotions? This ground-breaking reader collects for the first time a number of unpublished or difficult-to-find texts that address violence and emotion in the Middle Ages.The sources collected here illustrate the power and reach of the language of vengeance in medieval European society. They span the early, high, and later middle ages, and capture a range of perspectives including legal sources, learned commentaries, narratives, and documents of practice. Though social elites necessarily figure prominently in all medieval sources, sources concerning relatively low-status individuals and sources pertaining to…    
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Book details

List price: $58.00
Edition: 13th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: University of Toronto Press
Publication date: 6/1/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 496
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.30" tall
Weight: 1.870
Language: English

Kelly Gibson is a doctoral candidate in the Department of History at Harvard University.