If Not, Not: The Oathe of the Aragonese and the Legendary Laws of Sobrarbe Ralph E Giesey

ISBN: 9781400875443

Published: December 8th 2015

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288 pages


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If Not, Not: The Oathe of the Aragonese and the Legendary Laws of Sobrarbe  by  Ralph E Giesey

If Not, Not: The Oathe of the Aragonese and the Legendary Laws of Sobrarbe by Ralph E Giesey
December 8th 2015 | ebook | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 288 pages | ISBN: 9781400875443 | 8.36 Mb

In the 1560s and the 1570s, several authors outside of Spain recorded the text of an oath supposedly uttered by the Aragonese people when they received their king. While most modern historians doubt the authenticity of the oath, they agree that itMoreIn the 1560s and the 1570s, several authors outside of Spain recorded the text of an oath supposedly uttered by the Aragonese people when they received their king. While most modern historians doubt the authenticity of the oath, they agree that it has frequently served the purposes of political propaganda whenever an Aragonese patriot has wished to epitomize his nations tradition of resistance to tyranny.

This book studies the oath We, who are worth as much as you, take you as our king, provided that you preserve our laws and liberties, and if not, not as an example of historiographical fiction which belongs to a complex of legal-historical legends about the origins of Aragon.Originally published in 1968.The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These paperback editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback editions.

The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.



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