DSBcA27 History of Ancient Law II

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2021
Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Teacher(s)
JUDr. Miroslav Frýdek, Ph.D. et Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
JUDr. Miroslav Frýdek, Ph.D. et Ph.D.
Department of Classical Studies - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Jitka Erlebachová
Supplier department: Department of Classical Studies - Faculty of Arts
Prerequisites
! FAKULTA ( PrF ) && ! DSBcA027 Ancient Law II
Basic knowledge of ancient history.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The students will gain an overview of the history of state and law of ancient civilizations (Mesopotamia, Egypt, Greece and Rome).
The students will be able of interpreting rules of law in the context of their time of origin and importance for further periods of history (the issue of reception of law).
Learning outcomes
After the completion of the course the student:
- will be very well versed in the area of the oldest legal sources of ancient Greek and Roman world;
- will be capable of analyzing and interpreting texts with legal content from these regions;
- will be able to explain the specifics of legal life of the ancient world from Mesopotamia and Egypt to ancient Greece and Rome.
Syllabus
  • Comparative reading and interpreting of legal sources - property law.
  • Comparative reading and interpreting of legal sources - law of obligations.
  • Comparative reading and interpreting of legal sources - delicts.
  • Comparative reading and interpreting of legal sources - criminal law.
  • Comparative reading and interpreting of legal sources - inheritance law.
Literature
    required literature
  • FRÝDEK, Miroslav. Kurs římského práva. Vyd. 1. Ostrava: Key Publishing, 2011. 187 s. ISBN 9788087475072. info
  • HATTENHAUER, Hans. Evropské dějiny práva. Translated by Sylva Adlerová. Vyd. 1. Praha: C.H. Beck, 1998. xii, 708. ISBN 3406421717. info
    recommended literature
  • ARNAOUTOGLOU, Ilias. Ancient Greek Laws: a Sourcebook. London: Routledge, 1998. ISBN 978-0415149853.
  • VASILAKIS, Adonis S. The great inscription with the law code of Gortyn. Iraklio: Mystis, 2006. 86 stran. ISBN 9608853400. info
  • Codex Theodosianus. Edited by Paul Krüger - Theodor Mommsen. Unveränderte Neuauflage. ccclxxx st. ISBN 9783615117011. info
  • Codex Theodosianus. Edited by Paul Krüger - Theodor Mommsen. Unveränderte Neuauflage. 931 stran. ISBN 9783615117028. info
  • Codex Theodosianus. Edited by Theodor Mommsen - Paul M. Meyer. Unveränderte Neuauflage. Hildesheim: Weidmann, 2011. cix, 219. ISBN 9783615117035. info
  • Fontes iuris Romani antejustiniani. Pars prima, altera, tertia. Florentiae: S. A. G. Barbéra 1940-1943.
Teaching methods
Lectures, reading and interpreting texts, homework.
Assessment methods
Exam consisting of:
A) presenting two-semester comparative project from assigned legal area including all legal cultures that were discussed;
B) a debate over identical and different development elements of ancient legal orders
Language of instruction
Czech
Further Comments
The course is taught once in two years.
The course is taught: every week.

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