Study
Cycle
Year
Semester
Type
ECTS
LAW/GENERAL MAJOR
1
3
5
optional
2.00
Subject
Classical Legal Texts
Teachers
Associates
Content

I - The oldest legal texts of the Old East
II - Egyptian law
III - Biblical law
IV- Code of Manu (India)
V- Law of China and Japan
VI - Quranic legal texts
VII - Law in Greek literature
VIII - Law in Roman literature
IX - Movement: Law and literature
X- Lex Salica and Lex Ripuaria
XI- Syntagma of Matija Vlastar
XII- City statutes
XIII - Byzantine Codes
XIV- Kanuns in Otoman Empire
XV- Anglo-Saxon legislation

Goal

The main goal of the course is to present the significance of classic legal texts, which they have in relation to the contemporary exchange of codification endeavors, as well as the creation of modern legal codifications, and other forms of legal regulation of social relations.
Before encountering contemporary legal texts, it is necessary for the student to understand the "spirit of the norm" of classical legal texts.

Teaching methods

Execution of the teaching process during fifteen weeks and teaching subject units based on textbooks and relevant scientific texts, especially translated legal-historical monuments, whose analysis enables students to understand the essence of legal codifications in the past and in the future.

Knowledge testing methods

Written or oral assessment.

Competences

After passing this subject, students should be able to recognize the significance and role of the legal text, regardless of the form in which it was found.
A student who become familiar with the material of classical legal texts will be able to understand the essence of legal norms in the past, which have an almost identical role in the present.

Literature

Essential 
1. Dževad Drino: Komparativna pravna historija, Zenica, 2017.
Supplementary
1. Aristotelov ustav atenski, Zagreb, 1948.
2. B. Košutić: Uvod u velike pravne sisteme današnjice, Beograd, 2008.
3. Codex Iuris Canonici, Zagreb, 1996.
4. D. Nikolić: Drevno rusko slavensko pravo, Beograd, 2000.
5. Dž. Drino: Balkan, Zenica, 2018.
6. F. Ozturk: Ottoman and tirkish law, Istanbul, 2014.
7. Herodot: Istorija, Novi Sad, 1980.
8. J. Burkhart: Povest grčke kulture I-II, S. Karlovci- Novi Sad, 1992.
9. K. Kadlec: Prvobitno slavensko pravo pre X veka, Beograd, 1924.
10. M. Horvat, K.Bastajić, H.Sirotković: Rječnik historije države i prava, Zagreb, 1968.
11. M.Vlastar: Sintagma, Beograd, 2013.
12. S.V.Trojicki: Crkveno pravo, Beograd, 2011.
13. S. Avramović: Isejevo besedništvo i atinsko pravo, Beograd, 2005.
14. S. Avramović- V. Stanimirović: Uporedna pravna tradicija, Beograd, 2007.
15. Š. Kurtović: Opća povijest države i prava I-II, Zagreb, 1987-1990.
16. T.Taranovski: Enciklopedija prava, Beograd, 1923.
17. V. Mažuranić: Prinosi za hrvatski pravno- povijesni rječnik, Zagreb, 1908- 1922.