Brill’s Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

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Legal/Administrative Texts
(364 words)

The employment of literacy and the development of an ordered world of writing in the legal and administrative realm in the Middle Ages is an inheritance from the Greco-Roman world (→the Christianization of Latin Europe). The Church pl…

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Jörg Oberste, “Legal/Administrative Texts”, in: Brill’s Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages. Consulted online on 21 July 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-2139_bema_SIM_033803>
First published online: 2016



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