compurgation and wergelds

Polish translation: przyżeczenie niewinności i rekompensata

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English term or phrase:compurgation and wergelds
Polish translation:przyżeczenie niewinności i rekompensata
Entered by: k4cik

16:55 Nov 30, 2009
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Art/Literary - History / medieval europe
English term or phrase: compurgation and wergelds
It rested on notions of kinship, compurgation and wergelds and represented a whole complex of loyalities and values that were totally foreign to the Romans.

wergelds ( middle english)

document about Germanic peoples and Romans
k4cik
Poland
Local time: 17:52
przyżeczenie niewinności i rekompensata
Explanation:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Compurgation
A defendant could establish his innocence or nonliability by taking an oath
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wergeld
in early Germanic law was a reparational payment usually demanded of a person guilty of homicide or other wrongful death.
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3przyżeczenie niewinności i rekompensata
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Wergeld
Katarzyna Bieniaszewska

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przyżeczenie niewinności i rekompensata


Explanation:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Compurgation
A defendant could establish his innocence or nonliability by taking an oath
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wergeld
in early Germanic law was a reparational payment usually demanded of a person guilty of homicide or other wrongful death.


    Reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Compurgation
    Reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wergeld
Dominiczak
Local time: 17:52
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Reference: Wergeld

Reference information:
W polskim funkcjonuje słowo "wergeld"
http://odra.okis.pl/article.php/336
http://czytelnia.onet.pl/0,1173465,4,do_czytania.html
http://tinyurl.com/yklnh64
Co do "compurgation" niestety nie pomogę - ew. można spróbować wersji opisowej: oczyszczenie z zarzutów dzięki zeznaniom świadków.

Katarzyna Bieniaszewska
Poland
Native speaker of: Native in PolishPolish
PRO pts in category: 4
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