Published August 20, 2007
by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||236|
In this important study, Trevor Dean examines the history of crime and criminal justice in Italy from the mid-thirteenth to the end of the fifteenth century. The book contains studies of the most frequent types of prosecuted crime such as violence, theft and insult, along with the rarely prosecuted sorcery and sex crimes. Drawing on a diverse and innovative range of sources, including. This book is more appropriately titled than his earlier Crime in Medieval Europe, which demonstrated that by virtue of the surviving sources much of the study of crime is the study of criminal justice. The first half of Crime and Justice in Late Medieval Italy treats the variety of sources with which the historian of crime must come to terms. In Public Justice and the Criminal Trial in Late Medieval Italy: Reggio Emilia in the Visconti Age, Joanna Carraway Vitiello examines the criminal trial at the end of the fourteenth ition procedure, in which a powerful judge largely controlled the Author: Joanna Carraway Vitiello. Trevor Dean. Crime and Justice in Late Medieval Italy. New York: Cambridge University Press. Pp. ix, $Author: Barbara A. Hanawalt.
However, the bizarre love spell cast by a cultist in Midsommar does have some historical basis, perhaps stemming from Italian witchcraft, according to the book "Crime and Justice in Late Medieval Italy" by Trevor Dean. Dean found at least one record of a maiden baking her pubic hair and menstrual blood into a pastry in order to magically. CRIME AND JUSTICE IN LATE MEDIEVAL ITALY In this important new study, Trevor Dean examines the history of crime and criminal justice in Italy from the mid-thirteenth to the end of the ﬁfteenth century. The book contains studies of the most frequent types of . KATHERINE MCLOONE, Comparative Literature, UCLA Trevor Dean, Crime and Justice in Late Medieval Italy (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press ) pp. Criminal records have received considerable attention from medieval historians in the last four decades, in particular, as documents providing access to the lower class experience. The editors strive to do justice to the most contested medieval century, a period that has long been the stepchild of research. The fifteenth century defies consensus on fundamental issues: some scholars dispute, in fact, whether it belonged to the middle ages at all, arguing that it was a period of transition, a passage to modern times.
Book Description: InPublic Justice and the Criminal Trial in Late Medieval Italy, Joanna Carraway Vitiello considers the criminal trial at the end of the fourteenth century, and its function as a vehicle for dispute resolution and for prosecution in the public interest. There is no equivalent study of Italian medieval prisons."—Trevor Dean, author of Crime and Justice in Late Medieval Italy "A most welcome addition to what has been a neglected field of medieval legal and social history. Geltner argues very persuasively that imprisonment was an important phenomenon in medieval Italian cities. Late medieval Florence offers special opportunities for the study of justice and criminality: the largest judicial archive of the age, a lively historiographical tradition, a . Late Medieval Italy vocab and art. Terms in this set (20) Naturalism-a nineteenth-century literary movement that was an extension of realism and that claimed to portray life exactly as it was. - artists and writers strove for detailed realistic and factual description. Humanism.