Tartars in Spain: renaissance slavery in the Catalan city of Manresa, c.1408

@article{FynnPaul2008TartarsIS,
  title={Tartars in Spain: renaissance slavery in the Catalan city of Manresa, c.1408},
  author={Jeff Fynn-Paul},
  journal={Journal of Medieval History},
  year={2008},
  volume={34},
  pages={347 - 359}
}
  • Jeff Fynn-Paul
  • Published 1 December 2008
  • History
  • Journal of Medieval History
This article presents a summary and analysis of the slaves and slave owners who were living in a particular late medieval city at a particular time. The data for this overview comes from the 1408 Liber Manifesti of Manresa, a tax document which is quite similar to the Florentine Catasto of 1427. Unlike the Catasto, however, the Liber Manifesti consistently designates slaves as distinct from other servants. As a result, the Manresan document allows us to know many basic but often elusive figures… Expand
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