Alberico Gentili

Alberico Gentili

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Alberico Gentili was an Italian jurist. He left Italy due to his Protestant faith, travelled in Central Europe, and emigrated to England. In 1580 he became regius professor of civil law at the University of Oxford. He was one of the first writers on public international law. Alberico Gentili was born into a noble family in the town of San Ginesio in what is now Marche, in Italy. He studied law at the university of Perugia and graduated doctor of law in 1572. He was commissioned to prepare a revised version of the statutory laws of his home town, a task which he completed in 1577. Two years later, together with his father Matteo Gentili, a renowned medical doctor, and one of his brothers, Scipione Gentili, he had to flee from Italy because of their Protestant beliefs. The three first went to Ljubljana, Slovenia, the capital of the duchy of Carniola. From there, Alberico went on to the German university towns of T bingen and Heidelbergshow more

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  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 200g
  • Junct
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136626101
  • 9786136626109