DO1RIPR02 Sources of Roman Law I.

Faculty of Law
Autumn 2022
Extent and Intensity
0/0/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Taught in person.
JUDr. Mgr. Radek Černoch, Ph.D. et Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
doc. JUDr. Pavel Salák, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
doc. JUDr. Pavel Salák, Ph.D.
Department of the History of the State and Law - Faculty of Law
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The course is focused on the ancient sources of Roman Law of the preclassical, classical and postclassical period. Apart from legal sources, it also deals with non-legal ones. The course focuses mainly on written sources.
Learning outcomes
At the end of the course, students will be able to ;
Gain an overview of legal and literary sources of the period in question;
Find appropriate sources for their thesis topic;
Analyse specific sources ;
Determine the credibility of sources;
Apply the knowledge about sources in order to find materials for their thesis topic;
  • 1.Leges regiae and LDT
  • 2.Pre-classical sources
  • 3.Classical law and it´s sources
  • 4. POst-Classical law and it´s sources
  • 5. Narativ sources
    required literature
  • Fontes iuris romani antejustiniani. Pars altera, Auctores, Leges saeculares. Florentiae: G. Barbèra, 1908.
    recommended literature
  • RICCOBONO, Salvatore. Fontes iuris romani antejustiniani. Pars prima, Leges. Florentiae: G. Barbèra, 1908.
  • OTONDI, Giovanni. Leges publicae populi romani: elenco cronologico con una introduzione sull'attivita legislativa dei comizi romani. Milano: Società editrice libraria, 1912.
Teaching methods
As a teaching method, there is an individual study of assigned expert literature and eventually individual expert consultations with lecturers.
Assessment methods
The research of sources on the given topic and discussion over these sources.
Language of instruction
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2020, Autumn 2021.
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