By Trevor Dean, K. J. P. Lowe
This quantity places crime and disease in Renaissance Italy firmly in its political and social context. The participants contain English, Italian, American and Australian students. the amount makes a speciality of new fabric and addresses all levels within the judicial technique from the drafting of legislation to the rounding up of bandits. The articles diversity geographically throughout many of the peninsula. this can be the single single-volume therapy to be had at the topic in English.
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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. ASB, Podesta, Corona ed armi, busta 41, reg. Oct. 1377-Apr. 1378, fols. 42-3; reg. -Oct. 1379, fols. 33-7. Ghirardacci, Bologna, pp. 107, 116,129, 130. , p. 129. Cronica gestorum et factorum memorabilium civitatis Bononie edita a fratre Hyeronimo de Bursellis, ed. A. Sorbelli, RIS, 2nd edn, XXII, pt 2 (henceforth Burselli), pp.
18 Trevor Dean in public spaces and in daylight, crimes for which there were witnesses. 8 So the crimes denounced by local officials were overwhelmingly assaults and brawls in the streets and porticoes, piazze and markets, cemeteries and churchyards of the city, in the fields and vineyards, on the farms and riversides of the contado. These conform entirely to the supposed pattern of late medieval or early modern criminality: assaults with knives, swords, cutlasses, lances, staves, stones and fists; deaths resulting from wounding (though some deliberate murders also figure).
33-7. Ghirardacci, Bologna, pp. 107, 116,129, 130. , p. 129. Cronica gestorum et factorum memorabilium civitatis Bononie edita a fratre Hyeronimo de Bursellis, ed. A. Sorbelli, RIS, 2nd edn, XXII, pt 2 (henceforth Burselli), pp. 901; Ghirardacci, Bologna, pp. 141-2. , p. 26; and cf. Blanshei, 'Crime and law enforcement', pp. 123-4. O. , Bologna, 1866-70), I, p. 60. 74 Another problem lay in the difficulty of bringing cases to definite outcome. 81 Of the dozens of cases started in any one year, few would result in corporal or capital punishment.