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Treatise

A scholarly legal publication containing all the law relating to a particular area, such as Criminal Law or Land-Use Control.

Lawyers commonly use treatises in order to review the law and update their knowledge of pertinent case decisions and statutes.

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1 found it useful to consult the digital version of the treatises found in Gallica, the digital library of the Bibliotheque nationale de France (http://gal lica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148 /btvlb86232474 [accessed 29 December 2017]).
The second assumption is that the discourse on the evils of the tongue evolved over time, from medieval pastoral writings to seventeenth-century treatises, and in particular it is often argued that it was progressively "secularized," implying that later treatises on slander no longer found their imagery in the Bible only but also in secular texts.
Concerning the legacy of the treatises, both historians Sir John Hawkins and Charles Burney in the later part of the eighteenth century discussed Ravenscroft's theoretical work in less than glowing terms.
Edwards characterized the legal treatise as "[t]he paradigm of 'practical' legal scholarship," and listed several "classic examples" of treatises that answered his concerns.
And we also know little about the source, if any, for Pacioli's treatise. While it is widely believed that Pacioli based it upon one or more extant bookkeeping treatises (see, for example, Hernandez-Esteve, [1994]), we do not know if this is the case.
Part VII provides a helpful primer on taxation and charities, a topic that is all too often mistakenly viewed as something best left to tax treatises. Finally, Part VIII deals with remaining miscellany, including conflicts of laws, charity law developments in Europe, and topical statutes of relevance to charities.
The literature on folk astronomy includes a wide range of specialized sources, such as anwa' books, almanacs, prayer time books, and qibla books, but folk-astronomical material can also be found in encyclopedias and lexica and, due to the relevance of astronomy for religious purposes, in treatises on Islamic law.
Rhetorical training was a standard part of the curriculum for the educated classes, which led an intellectual like Leon Battista Alberti to recognize that lessons drawn from treatises on the subject could be used to fill the void caused by the loss of almost all ancient theoretical writing about the arts.
But, as I have already dedicated many days to reading and meditation and appear guilty of being unfaithful to my promise, I have decided with the help of God's assistance to compose three treatises on money changing.
Of his dozen theological treatises, the key one is On the Unity of the Church, with its proclamation "He who does not hold the Church to be his Mother cannot hold God to be his Father." Cyprian's influence spread posthumously, culminating in his inclusion in Rome's Festal Calendar by Pope Damasus (366-384); cf.
RIA includes such resources as Checkpoint[R] and the treatises and newsletters of Warren, Gorham & Lamont.