ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD VASSAL
Via Old French from Medieval Latin vassallus, from vassus servant, of Celtic origin; compare Welsh gwas boy, Old Irish foss servant.
10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «VASSAL»
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Consequently, a lord who wanted men to fight for him had to grant each vassal a
piece of land that provided for the support of the vassal and his family. In return
for the land, the vassal provided his lord with his fighting skills. Each needed the
William Duiker, Jackson Spielvogel, 2012
A History of Ancient Israel and Judah
Vassal. Treaty. (This is) the treaty of Esarhaddon, king of the world, king of
Assyria, son of Sennacherib, likewise king of the world, king of Assyria, with
Ramataya, city-ruler of Urakazabanu, with his sons, grandsons, with all the
people of ...
James Maxwell Miller, 1986
of El: He tried to forget his past, but his past ...
At sixteen, Torren was violently torn from his family and his people and left for dead, a cripple in more ways than one.
: A Story of Old Normandy
A Story of Old Normandy Laura Valentine. green wood. His eyes were fiXed on
its rippling waves, and he sang at intervals snatches of old tunes, or threw a wild
flower or leafy branch on the stream, and watched it float by, with a look of deep ...
: a Story of Old Normandy
180 THE VASSAL. ' William Clito rode rapidly through the forest path pointed out
to him. He had not proceeded above a mile before the reverie he had fallen into
was broken by two persons issuing suddenly from a side path, and imperfect as ...
afterwards VALENTINE JEWRY (Laura), 1850
How to Read the Bible: A Guide to Scripture, Then and Now
So was it with the treaties concluded between the Hittite emperor and his various
vassal states. These agreements—conventionally known as suzerain treaties or
vassal treaties, since in them the dominant party (suzerain) spells out his ...
The Historical Prologue of the Hittite Vassal
Treaties: An ...
The so-called "Historical Prologue" section in the Ancient Near Eastern treaties is characteristic of "vassal treaties" and documents pertinent to political subordination.
A Brief History of the Western World
Under the feudal compact, the lord had no general right to collect taxes from the
vassal or the peasants who lived on the vassal's fief, but in some strictly defined
circumstances, a vassal was required to make payments to his lord.
Thomas Greer, Gavin Lewis, 2004
Law and Revolution, the Formation of the Western Legal Tradition
In contrast to commercial contracts, for example, virtually all the rights and
obligations of the lord-vassal contract were fixed by (customary) law and could
not be altered by the will of the parties. The contractual aspect was the consent to
Slovak History: Chronology & Lexicon
The dependent relation of the vassal to the feudal lord is known as the feudal
system and was developed in western and central Europe by combining Roman
law with Celtic and German-Slavic ideas of group relations. It attained its
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «VASSAL»
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Greece and the European Union: First as Tragedy, Second as Farce …
Thus Greece became a vassal state: Nineteenth century colonialism was ... workers to enable their complicit Greek vassals to pay back the German bankers… «Center for Research on Globalization, Jul 15»
William Keegan: Greece is a browbeaten and humiliated vassal …
The British are notorious in eurozone circles for having expressed doubts about the eurozone project from the start. And my Continental European friends have ... «International Business Times UK, Jul 15»
New WikiLeaks Data on NSA Shows German Gov't 'Vassal' of US …
The German government is a complete vassal,” Dr. Alexander Neu said. The German lawmaker added that the scale of Germany's cooperation with US ... «Sputnik International, Jul 15»
The Eurozone tells Greece: be a vassal or an outcast
The Eurozone is shaping to give Greece 72 hours to choose between being a vassal and an outcast. According to the terms of the latest draft statement honed ... «Fortune, Jul 15»
The criminalization of democracy in a Saudi vassal state
Catherine Shakdam is a political analyst, writer and commentator for the Middle East with a special focus on radical movements and Yemen. Her writings have ... «RT, Jun 15»
Europa Universalis IV - Common Sense Will Introduce New Vassal …
Europa Universalis IV - Common Sense will also offer an options to place a relative on the throne of a vassal, and their armies can be subsidized in order to ... «Softpedia News, May 15»
Romania Is a US 'Vassal State': Former CIA Analyst
“What we have here with respect to Romania vis-à-vis the United States is what President Vladimir Putin calls a vassal state,” McGovern said on Wednesday. «Center for Research on Globalization, May 15»
BEYOND BELIEF: THE ARCHITECTURE OF LACATON & VASSAL …
ANNE LACATON AND JEAN-PHILIPPE VASSAL may be architects, but their real métier is doubt. Unstinting skeptics, low-key mavericks, the Paris-based ... «Artforum, Apr 15»
Sugar Daddy Xi Jinping is effectively reducing Pakistan to a vassal …
For what the Chinese embrace does is make Pakistan effectively a semi-vassal state. With the world unwilling to trust Pakistan, the latter has no other option but ... «Firstpost, Apr 15»
Lacaton & Vassal's Lesson in Building Modestly
The French duo of Anne Lacaton and Jean-Philippe Vassal are known for their delicate interventions, repurposing neglected structures with apparent ... «ArchDaily, Apr 15»