Category Archives: Bartolus of Sassoferrato

Initial thoughts on Andreas Knichen

I’ve been slowly struggling my way through Andreas Knichen’s 1600 book, De sublimi et regio territorii iure synoptica tractatio. Knichen was a German jurist and political advisor. Some thoughts:- – Knichen explicitly links the notion of Landeshoheit with superioritas territorialis. … Continue reading

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Althusius, territory, and his sources

Althusius refers to a few sources in his definition of the territory of the kingdom as the bounded place within which the law of the kingdom is exercised. I know that put like that alone it sounds pretty mundane: but … Continue reading

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