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By Albrecht Classen

Norms, ideas, and legislation have made up our minds the interplay of individuals all through time, and but transgressions have regularly happened. Crime and next punishments are primary concerns deciding upon each society. The articles during this quantity learn medieval legislation and files reflecting on vices, crimes, and wrongdoings and therefore supply a profound research of the premodern international in its improvement in social, monetary, felony, ethical, and moral phrases.

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5 6 7 Voir,ȱparȱexemple,ȱBrunoȱLemesle,ȱConflitsȱetȱjusticeȱauȱMoyenȱÂgeȱ(Paris:ȱPressesȱUniversitaires deȱFrance,ȱ2008),ȱ186–87ȱetȱbibliographie. ȱAdolpheȱTardifȱ(Paris:ȱPicard,ȱ1883),ȱ109. Rappelonsȱqueȱlaȱnotionȱd’assassinatȱn’existeȱpasȱenȱdroitȱromainȱniȱenȱdroitȱpénalȱauȱMoyenȱÂge. Ilȱ fautȱ attendreȱ laȱ loiȱ duȱ 25ȱ septembreȱ 1791ȱ pourȱ queȱ soitȱ préciséȱ queȱ l’homicideȱ avec préméditationȱestȱqualifiéȱd’assassinat. ȱ Uneȱ telleȱ situationȱ seȱ rencontreȱ dansȱ Gaydonȱ oùȱ toutȱ leȱ préparatifȱ deȱ la pendaisonȱdeȱFerraut,ȱordonnéeȱparȱleȱtraîtreȱHertaut,ȱestȱdécritȱparȱleȱjongleur.

Afterȱall,ȱin theȱmedievalȱworldȱpeopleȱalreadyȱhadȱaȱclearȱsenseȱofȱutopias,ȱandȱtheȱdangers thatȱcouldȱdestroyȱthem51;ȱthisȱalsoȱpertainingȱtoȱtheȱlegalȱsystem. ȱStudiesȱinȱMedievalȱandȱReformationȱTraditions,ȱ123ȱ(LeidenȱandȱBoston:ȱBrill,ȱ2007). ȱ2:ȱKalamazoo, MI:ȱMedievalȱInstituteȱPublications,ȱ2008). ȱAlbrechtȱClassen. ȱ2ȱ(BerlinȱandȱNewȱYork:ȱDeȱGruyter,ȱ2010),ȱ1400–08. 1ȱ Laȱ deuxièmeȱ voieȱ d’investigationȱ est littéraireȱetȱs’intéresseȱàȱceȱquiȱrelèveȱdeȱceȱqueȱjeȱnommeraiȱuneȱ‘esthétiqueȱdu juridique/judiciaire’ȱetȱconsisteȱàȱmesurerȱlesȱfonctionsȱlittéraires,ȱàȱanalyserȱles constructionsȱdeȱmotifsȱreposantȱsurȱceȱquiȱs’apparenteȱàȱdesȱproblèmesȱdeȱjustice.

Onȱ theȱ oneȱ handȱ thereȱ isȱ whatȱ Rossȱ callsȱ “medievalȱ emotionality,” triggeredȱbyȱtheȱculprit’sȱtheatricalȱrepentance,ȱandȱonȱtheȱotherȱtheȱbeliefȱthat noblemenȱcynicallyȱdisregardȱtheȱvalueȱofȱtheȱlivesȱofȱtheirȱhumbleȱvictims. ȱHeȱalsoȱstudiesȱtheȱcomplexȱsymbolismȱofȱtheȱconicalȱheadgear asȱbothȱpowerȬenablerȱ(forȱexampleȱasȱaȱmiter)ȱandȱasȱaȱformȱofȱsocialȱrepression thatȱdebasesȱitsȱwearerȱ(suchȱasȱheadgearȱwornȱbyȱthoseȱtriedȱbyȱtheȱInquisition). ȱButȱtheȱreaderȱofȱtheȱwork discoversȱthatȱtheȱreasonsȱforȱwhichȱwomenȱwereȱpunished,ȱandȱevenȱtheȱwaysȱin whichȱtheyȱwereȱpunished,ȱparadoxicallyȱempoweredȱtheȱwomenȱinȱtheȱnovellas.

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