The Trial of Jan Hus: Medieval Heresy and Criminal Procedure

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Six hundred years ago, the Czech priest Jan Hus (1371-1415) traveled out of Bohemia, never to return. After a five-year legal ordeal that took place in Prague, in the papal curia, and finally in southern Germany, the case of Jan Hus was heard by one of the largest and most magnificent church gatherings in medieval history: the Council of Constance. Before a huge audience, Hus was burned alive as a stubborn and disobedient heretic. His trial sparked intense reactions and opinions ranging from satisfaction to accusations of ...

The Trial of Jan Hus: Medieval Heresy and Criminal Procedure 2013, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780199988082

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