3-11-08 - HISTORY 211 States Without Kings Florin o...

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HISTORY 211 States Without Kings 3/11/08 Florin o Starting in 1260, the standard Ducat o Starting in 1260, the other standard Banchum o Bench/high table on which bankers displayed tools (ledger, scale, etc.) Bill of Exchange Usury o Any kind of interest Commune o Name of urban self-governing communities o Everyone has equal standing o Aims to obtain right to maintain and enforce its own laws Obtained by negotiation and payment Charter of Immunity o Stipulates right of commune to be autonomous Coniuratio o Sworn association by people in commune o Latin word with negative connotations; powers that be didn’t like communes “Stadtluft Macht Frei” o “City air makes you free” Comune/i o Meteorically wealthy compared to others communes o Hybrid ruling class which incorporated bellatores Guelph/Ghibelline Consuls o Attached themselves to classical times Contado o Donut of space which city conquers with military force to become subject
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This note was uploaded on 04/11/2008 for the course HIST 211 taught by Professor Squatriti during the Winter '07 term at University of Michigan.

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