HIST 4150 Law and Society in Medieval Europe
4 semester hours
This course explores the relationship between law and social change in European history from the later Roman Empire to the fourteenth century. Topics include the relationship of crime to sin, the role of violence and vengeance in the conduct of justice, the use of law in royal ideology and imperial expansion, and the development of judicial processes such as ordeals and inquisition.
HIST Concentration: Law, Politics, and Society.