Wybren Jan Buma

Wybren Jan Buma (1910–1999)[1] was a scholar of Frisian languages and history, known for editing and translating Germanic law codes including the Asega-bôk (his was the first modern scholarly edition thereof[2]), the legal code for the Rustringian Frisians[3][4] and one of the oldest surviving continental Germanic law codes.[5]


Reference bibliographyEdit

  • Bosworth, Joseph (1838). A Dictionary of the Anglo-Saxon Language. London: Longman.
  • Jellema, Dirk (1964). "Rev. of Buma, Die eerste Riustringer Codex". Speculum. 39 (1): 124–25. doi:10.2307/2850141. JSTOR 2850140.
  • Lear, Floyd Seyward (1965). "Rev. of Buma, Ebel, Das Rüstringer Recht ". Speculum. 40 (2): 332–34. doi:10.2307/2855565. JSTOR 2855565.
  • Mallet, Paul Henri; Blackwell, I. A. (1847). Northern antiquities: or, An historical account of the manners, customs, religion and laws, maritime expeditions and discoveries, language and literature of the ancient Scandinavians. translator Thomas Percy. London: Henry G. Bohn.