By Trevor Dean, K. J. P. Lowe
This quantity places crime and affliction in Renaissance Italy firmly in its political and social context. The members contain English, Italian, American and Australian students. the quantity specializes in new fabric and addresses all phases within the judicial approach from the drafting of legislation to the rounding up of bandits. The articles variety geographically throughout many of the peninsula. this can be the one single-volume remedy on hand at the topic in English.
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June), fols. ), fol. ), fol. 165 V. -June), fols. ), fols. 74-5, 98-9, 100-1; 1454-5 (Dec-May), fols. 49-v, 56-v, i n ; 1468-9 (Dec-May), fols. 89-91. 29 Seen in a positive way, this could be a vigorous weapon to convict those who could not otherwise be brought to court. It was the perfect answer in those situations where the identity of local villains was widely known, but where the evidence and testimony for ordinary prosecution could not be assembled. However, the potential for abuse or error would, to modern eyes, outweigh such advantage.
ASB, Statuti, XVI, fols. 51-2, 56V, 58. , fol. 77. , fols. 55, 57. , fol. i6v. , fols. 55V, 56. , fols. 5iv, 55. , fols. 42, 46, 47-v, 47V-8. ASB, Comune, Curia del podesta, Ufficio corona ed armi, busta 41, reg. Oct. 1377Apr. 1378, fols. 14-16, 17-19, 20-v, 21-3, 33-6; reg. Apr-Aug. 1378, fols. 15V-23V; reg. Oct. 1378-Apr. 1379, fols. 16-17V, 2i-2v, 26-7V, 30-iv; etc. 66 Was a policy of vigour against illicit weapons in the city politically difficult for a podestd to pursue? One of the evident problems faced by all podestd lay in their relation to political power.
66 Was a policy of vigour against illicit weapons in the city politically difficult for a podestd to pursue? One of the evident problems faced by all podestd lay in their relation to political power. 68 There was also resistance from ruling families to the podestd exercising jurisdiction over their friends and clients. , reg. Oct. 1377-Apr. 1378, fols. 24-7, 29-32. , fols. 69-96; reg. -Aug. 1378, fols. 30-8; reg. -Oct. 1379, fols. 71-93; and cf. P. H. Labalme, * Sodomy and Venetian justice in the Renaissance', Tijdschrift voor rechtsgeschiedenis, 52 (1984), 225-6.