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Official Documents
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As written witnesses to matters of a legal nature, official documents constitute both a principal historical source and a profound cultural phenomenon of the Middle Ages. In principle, an official doc…

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Jörg Oberste, “Official Documents”, in: Brill’s Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages. Consulted online on 01 March 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-2139_bema_SIM_033804>
First published online: 2016



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