Communitas


Communitas
communitates (pl.)
♦ Used to describe many affective associations including towns in their corporate characters, though not with any very exact meaning before the late Middle Ages when charters, later described as charters of incorporation, used the word communitas (later translated corporation).
(Reynolds, Susan. An Introduction to the History of English Medieval Towns, 198)
Language: Latin

Medieval glossary. 2014.

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