Roman Law and bonae litterae
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A law school dropout, Francesco Petrarca disliked the study of law and the legal profession. Roman civil law, which he studied for three years (1320–1323) without …

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Sandy, Gerald, “Roman Law and bonae litterae”, in: Brill’s Encyclopaedia of the Neo-Latin World, General Editor Craig Kallendorf. Consulted online on 22 January 2019 <>
First published online: 2014
First print edition: ISBN:9789004265721

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