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The Resource Property and Virginity : the Christianization of Marriage in Medieval Iceland 1200-1600, Agnes S. Arnórsdóttir

Property and Virginity : the Christianization of Marriage in Medieval Iceland 1200-1600, Agnes S. Arnórsdóttir

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Property and Virginity : the Christianization of Marriage in Medieval Iceland 1200-1600
Title
Property and Virginity
Title remainder
the Christianization of Marriage in Medieval Iceland 1200-1600
Statement of responsibility
Agnes S. Arnórsdóttir
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • dan
  • eng
Summary
Christianity changed the culture and society of Iceland, as it also did in other parts of Northern Europe during the twelfth and thirteenth centuries. One of the important areas of change involved the introduction of new rules on the legal requirements for marriage. Property and Virginity examines Icelandic law codes, marriage contracts, and other documents related to court proceedings. Based on extensive source material never researched before, this pioneer study explores the very gradual Christianization of marriage in Iceland. It shows that this process, which lasted for hundreds of years, h
Cataloging source
MHW
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Agnes S. Arnórsdóttir
Dewey number
306.8094912
Index
index present
Language note
Includes summary in Danish
LC call number
HQ643 .A36 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Marriage
  • Marriage
  • Marriage (Canon law)
  • Marriage customs and rites, Medieval
  • Marital property
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Marital property
  • Marriage
  • Marriage (Canon law)
  • Marriage customs and rites, Medieval
  • Marriage
  • Iceland
Label
Property and Virginity : the Christianization of Marriage in Medieval Iceland 1200-1600, Agnes S. Arnórsdóttir
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 443-469) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Map; Title Page; Colophon; Preface; Contents; Chapter 1. Introduction; Chapter 2. Historical andhistoriographicalbackground; Part I. Legal aspects of marriage; Chapter 3. Consent in canon law and Icelandic marriage legislation; Chapter 4. The regulation ofIcelandic marriage1300-1600; Chapter 5. The local knowledgeof canon law and theinternalization of newnorms; Part II. Ritual aspects of marriage; Chapter 6. The marriage ritual:The entry into marriage; Chapter 7. Christian influence andchange in the form ofthe written contract; Chapter 8. The making of holybonds and human bonds
  • Part III. Property aspects of marriageChapter 9. Marital property andmarriage strategy; Chapter 10. Exchange of marriagegifts and the problem ofinheritance; Chapter 11. Transfer of propertyand property right; Chapter 12. Conclusionand discussion; Bibliography; Appendices; List of abbreviations; Glossary andexplanation; Danish summary; Index of Persons; Geographical Index
Control code
818117872
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (564 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9788779342057
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)818117872
Label
Property and Virginity : the Christianization of Marriage in Medieval Iceland 1200-1600, Agnes S. Arnórsdóttir
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 443-469) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Map; Title Page; Colophon; Preface; Contents; Chapter 1. Introduction; Chapter 2. Historical andhistoriographicalbackground; Part I. Legal aspects of marriage; Chapter 3. Consent in canon law and Icelandic marriage legislation; Chapter 4. The regulation ofIcelandic marriage1300-1600; Chapter 5. The local knowledgeof canon law and theinternalization of newnorms; Part II. Ritual aspects of marriage; Chapter 6. The marriage ritual:The entry into marriage; Chapter 7. Christian influence andchange in the form ofthe written contract; Chapter 8. The making of holybonds and human bonds
  • Part III. Property aspects of marriageChapter 9. Marital property andmarriage strategy; Chapter 10. Exchange of marriagegifts and the problem ofinheritance; Chapter 11. Transfer of propertyand property right; Chapter 12. Conclusionand discussion; Bibliography; Appendices; List of abbreviations; Glossary andexplanation; Danish summary; Index of Persons; Geographical Index
Control code
818117872
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (564 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9788779342057
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)818117872

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