Thanks for this!
--- "[log in to unmask]" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Hi Fhiona,
> Interesting....take a look at _Studies in Early
> Irish Law_ (Dublin, Roayal Irish Academy, 1936).
> You'll find several articles there by Miles Dillon,
> Thurneysen and Binchy dealing with women, their
> rights and obligations, etc (n.b. some of the
> articles are in German). You might also want to
> take a look at TM Charles-Edwards, Early Irish and
> Welsh Kinship (Oxford, 1991).
> David W. Fortin
> Assistant Professor
> History Department
> Millersville University
> Millersville, PA 17551
> Hi all
> I am doing some research and am having some trouble
> finding references...In Kelly's text, he mentions
> how rape of a woman was dealt with in law. Does
> anyone know where I might find references regarding
> the status of children, obligations between parent
> and child, and crimes against children- esp. sexual
> crimes. Is there any mention of pedophilia and how
> it was dealt with in the old law texts? Can anyone
> cite precedents? The only one I can think of, is an
> indirect reference, in which ( I think) Cuchullain
> inadvertently ingests blood of a woman he has slept
> with, and because his blood is now considered to
> have mixed with hers, they cannot marry.
> I realize this is an odd topic and an even stranger
> inquiry for the list. I am beginning to gather
> research materials for a paper on the use of
> traditional law in jurisprudence.
> I hope this does not offend. Its for a course on
> psychology and the law, and its applications within
> a legal setting.
> With thanks in advance
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