Justice and the Social Context of Early Middle High German Literature

Justice and the Social Context of Early Middle High German Literature

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Description

This book argues that far from preaching traditional, otherworldly ideals, the authors or these religious works were deeply engaged in the social, political, and spiritual issues that characterized the Holy Roman Empire at a time of radical transformation.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 206 pages
  • 152 x 229mm | 381g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138973947
  • 9781138973947

About Robert G. Sullivan

Robert G. Sullivan teaches at the University of Massachusettes at Amherst.show more

Table of contents

Table of Contents Introduction: The Historical Context of Early Middle High German Literature 1. Early Middle High German Reht 2. Iustita and Ordo 3. The Practice of Justice 4. Conclusion Bibliographyshow more