‘Dante, the Bible and the Law: On the Trail of Uzzah in Mediaeval Legal-Theological Thought’
Monday 28 September, 5 pm
Old Seminar Room, 71 South Street, School of History
For a joint event between the Centre for Mediaeval and Early Modern Law and Literature (CMEMLL) and the St Andrews Institute of Mediaeval Studies (SAIMS), Sara Menzinger, Substitute Professor of Legal History at Roma Tre, will lead a seminar titled ‘Dante, the Bible and the Law: On the Trail of Uzzah in Medieval Legal-Theological Thought.’
Sara Menzinger specialises in Mediaeval Legal History and she has published widely on the topic of Italian city states [e.g. Giuristi e politica nei comuni di Popolo. Siena, Perugia e Bologna, tre governi a confronto. Ius nostrum. Studi e testi pubblicati dall’Istituto di Storia del Diritto italiano, Università degli Studi di Roma, “La Sapienza”, 34 (Roma, 2006), and La Summa Trium Librorum di Rolando da Lucca (1195-1234). And with Professor Emanuele Conte, Fisco, politica, scientia iuris (Roma, 2012).She has conducted research in many Italian and international universities and research centres, among which the Istituto Italiano di Studi Storici (Naples), the Max Planck Institute for European Legal History (Frankfurt) and the Deutsches Historisches Institute (Rome).