"e;Gives the reader a portrayal of the social institutions of a Germanic people far richer and more exhaustive than any other available source."e;from the Foreword, by Edward PetersFrom the bloody clashes of the third and fourth centuries there emerged a society that was neither Roman nor Burgundian, but a compound of both. The Burgundian Code offers historians and anthropologists alike illuminating insights into a crucial period of contact between a developed and a tribal society.
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Book of Constitutions or Law of Gundobad; Additional Enactments