The Burgesses of Lusignan Cyprus 1192-1474

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Nicholas Coureas presents the birth and growth of Burgesses social group in the Frankish Kingdom of Cyprus. Artisans, merchants, diplomats were all part of this social group and had a common characteristic of the right of access into the Low Court (Court of Burgesses) for trial their own cases or as jurors. The author presents the subject in a diachronic way and explains how the Burgesses, who at the beginning were originally Franks and Catholics, while later were also Greeks, Syrians, Armenians and Jews.

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Weight 1.498 kg
Dimensions 29 × 20 × 3 cm
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