This volume contains the proceedings from the conference ”Law before Gratian”.
The volume covers a wide range of topics from individual and local case studies to broader reflections on the status and function of law in medieval European societies before the scholastic legal 'revolution' of the later twelfth century. Seeking to broaden our view of constituted law in this period, the articles examine these earlier developments in their own right and provide new insights into the variety and complexity of early and high medieval approaches to law and jurisprudence..
This volume will be of interests to students and scholars working with in European legal culture and cultural, social, and economic history of the Middle Ages and the early modern period.
The publication of this volume is funded by The Carlsberg Foundation.