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L'exercice de la justice dans les royaumes du nord-ouest de la péninsule Ibérique entre le VIIIe et XIe siècle

Abstract : For historical research, the Muslim conquest of the Iberian Peninsula has always meant a frontier. The sources left over from the Visigothic period remain mostly theoretical, but from the time after the conquest, and apart from the documentary void that characterises the 8th century, documents multiply at an exponential rate. In this rich documentation, the transactions concerning the land are particularly noteworthy : it is these documents that concentrate most of the judicial information. For historiography, the exercise of justice has been a precious and essential instrument, which has made it possible to define the various powers at work in the medieval world. And yet, until thirty years ago, the subject was addressed only marginally and indirectly. Studies on conflict resolution then made it possible to better situate power relations, and they brought to light other relations between actors in thejudicial sphere. The purpose of this work is to analyse key elements through a systematic study of the documentation that has come down to us: the acts and actors of conflict resolution in the kingdoms of the North-Western Iberian Peninsula between the 8th century and the year 1035. An analysis based on written documentation, in its dual function as an instrument of judicial procedure and as a research element for historians. It is obvious that judicial sources cannot offer a complete panorama of conflict in general, or of conflict resolution: we have therefore endeavoured in our analysis to fully understand and grasp all the elements related to a judicial practice, within the framework of its written expression.
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Bernardo Cañón Dunner. L'exercice de la justice dans les royaumes du nord-ouest de la péninsule Ibérique entre le VIIIe et XIe siècle. Histoire. Université de Nanterre - Paris X, 2020. Français. ⟨NNT : 2020PA100106⟩. ⟨tel-03221217⟩



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