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Here presented for the first time in English are the law codes of the Lombard kings who ruled Italy from the sixth to the eighth centuries. The documents afford unparalleled insight into the structure and values of Germanic society.
Paperback, 308 pages
Published December 19th 1973 by University of Pennsylvania Press
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Randy Cherland
Aug 28, 2015 Randy Cherland rated it really liked it
This book provides insight into the daily lives of the Germanic group called the Lombards. I used this book primarily to focus on the treatment of women and homosexuality. While this book provides a good handful of laws about women it doesn't touch homosexual relationships specifically. The introduction for the book is very detailed although the author repeatedly expanded on some topics that had already been expanded upon. Overall a good book to lean more about Germanic groups during the Middle ...more
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