The dos was the bridal gift a man promised to his future wife at their betrothal. Usually it consisted of landed property together with its moveable and immovable assets. According to a tradition rooted in late Roman and Frankish law, a woman could freely dispose of her dos. Other legal cultures were more restrictive.
|Life in the Early Middle Ages in 36 Chapters
|Companion volume to the exhibition at the Abbey Archives of St.Gall, “The Miracle of Transmission. The Plan of St.Gall and Early Medieval Europe”
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|Kunstverlag Josef Fink
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|Published - 2021