History of Medieval and Modern Law (2017/2018)

Course code
4S00324
Name of lecturer
Christian Zendri
Coordinator
Christian Zendri
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
IUS/19 - HISTORY OF MEDIEVAL AND MODERN LAW
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
II semestre - sede Trento dal Feb 12, 2018 al May 31, 2018.

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

At the end of the course, the students will know well the history of the western legal tradition and of the sources of that tradition, from the specific point of view of public law and feudal law.

Syllabus

Contents:
The course's purpose is to investigate the history of the feudal law in the western legal tradition (very important for the history of public and constitutional law), and particularly in the doctrine of 'ius commune' and in its sources (the "Glossa ordinaria").

Teaching Methods:
Lectures, class discussions, debates (informal) on current issues by students from class, student reports by individuals and groups.

Texts:
For all the students:
M. BLOCH, Feudal Society, London - New York, Routledge, 2014;
BARTOLO DA SASSOFERRATO, Trattato sulla tirannide, ed. by D. Razzi, with a Foreword of D. Quaglioni, it. transl. by A. Turrioni, Foligno, Il Formichiere, 2017;

and, for the students who can not attend the lectures,
F. CALASSO, Introduzione al diritto comune, Milano, Giuffrè, 1970.

More Information:
DEGREE THESIS
It is needed the knowledge of the international bibliography and of the sources of the ius commune.

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral exam.

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2017/2018