Orthodoxy and the courts in late antiquity

Approaching the subject of late Roman law from the perspective of legal practice revealed in courtroom processes, Caroline Humfress argues for a vibrant culture of forensic argumentation in late antiquity - which included Christian controversies concerning 'heresy' and 'orthodoxy'...

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Main Author: Humfress, Caroline
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2007, c2007
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Approaching the subject of late Roman law from the perspective of legal practice revealed in courtroom processes, Caroline Humfress argues for a vibrant culture of forensic argumentation in late antiquity - which included Christian controversies concerning 'heresy' and 'orthodoxy', revealing its far-reaching effects on theological debate
Physical Description:xiv, 344 p.
ISBN:9780191716966