court scribe

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The only people with him in the courtroom in the northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif were three judges, a court scribe and the prosecutor.
A Carolingian manuscript at Urbino probably provided the model for the Gospels with Ferrarese decoration written by the Mantuan court scribe Matteo Contugi (Fig.
25, the author identifies this individual as a court scribe, without addressing the difference between his and Kummel's identification of Muranu's administrative position); and textual references to the individuals who bear the title sa res sarri sa muhhi quppi sa sarri sa (ina) E.
Second, though Keren from time to time addresses the problem of the formulaic, formalized, and ritualized language used by rabbinic authors, Ottoman officials, Shariya court scribes and westernized consuls, most often he takes these documents at face value, and this again becomes blurred as the reader comes to these materials not only through an imperfect translation of the Hebrew original, but also through several layers of other discourse from Turkish, Bulgarian, German, and so on.
For the next 800 years, successive court scribes copied and recopied the text, often using the richest of pigments to create exquisite illustrations, almost 100 of which have been brought together in the Epic of the Persian Kings exhibition currently at The Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge.
Given the importance of historicizing and contextualizing the daily operation of the criminal justice system, that is, to understand notions of law in a particular place and time, it is imperative to discuss the work routine of the court scribes and assess the administration of criminal justice on the basis of the extensive case file evidence, not, as has often been the case, on the second-hand comments of late colonial observers.
25:1) and others were court scribes engaged in the provision of educational manuals for state bureaucrats (this is a view that in fact is hardly susceptible of proof).