History of roman law

Giurisprudenza History of roman law

0160100093
DIPARTIMENTO DI SCIENZE GIURIDICHE (SCUOLA DI GIURISPRUDENZA)
EQF7
LAW
2018/2019

YEAR OF COURSE 1
YEAR OF DIDACTIC SYSTEM 2012
PRIMO SEMESTRE
CFUHOURSACTIVITY
981LESSONS


Objectives
THE TEACHING AIMS TO PROVIDE STUDENTS WITH A BASIC KNOWLEDGE IN HISTORY OF ROMAN LAW AND ABOUT THE MAIN PUBLIC, PRIVATE AND CRIMINAL LAW INSTITUTIONS ORIGINATED BY THE JURIDICAL EXPERIENCE OF ANCIENT ROME. RELEVANT CONTENTS, BY MEANS OF ANALOGY OR DIFFERENCE, SHALL SUPPORT A DEEPER UNDERSTANDING OF JURIDICAL PHENOMENON IN ITS WHOLE AND THE ROOT OF LAW INTO FORCE NOWADAYS.

KNOWLEDGE AND COMPREHENSION
-TO BE FAMILIAR WITH THE MAIN PHASES OF ROMAN LAW HISTORY AND THE CHANGING OF THE INSTITUTIONAL FRAMEWORK, WITH SPECIAL REGARD TO THE ORGANIZATION OF POWER CENTERS, THE ROLE OF MAGISTRATES, THE AUTHORITY AND FUNCTIONING OF CITY ASSEMBLIES, THE BIRTH AND DEVELOPMENT OF IMPERIAL BUREAUCRACY.
-TO LEARN SOURCES OF ROMAN LAW AND BE ABLE TO RECOGNIZE THEIR RELEVANCE IN PRODUCING JURIDICAL RULES IN A DIACHRONIC AND SYNCHRONIC PERSPECTIVE.
-TO UNDERSTAND THE MAIN PUBLIC AND PRIVATE LAW INSTITUTIONS AND THEIR EVOLUTION IN TIME.
Prerequisites
NONE
Contents
CONSTITUTIONAL MODELS (14 HOURS)
THE ARCHAIC AGE: KING, SENATE AND CITY ASSEMBLIES, MONARCHIC LEGISLATION, THE TRANSITION TO RES PUBLICA, THE LEGISLATIVE DECEMVIRATE, REPUBLICAN MAGISTRATES, THE AGE OF TRADE, THE CRISIS OF REPUBLICAN INSTITUTIONS, GRACCHI, SILLA, THE LEGISLATION OF POMPEUS AND CESAR, THE PRINCEDOM AND IMPERIAL CONSTITUTIONS, THE ADMINISTRATION, THE CONSTITUTIO ANTONINIANA, THE DOMINATE, PAGANISM AND CHRISTIANISM.
LEGAL SCIENCE (14 HOURS)
ARCHAIC JURISPRUDENCE, PONTIFFS, SECULARIZATION OF JURISPRUDENCE AND REPUBLICAN JURISTS, THE EDICT OF PRAETOR, LAW LITERATURE, JURISPRUDENCE IN PRINCEDOM AGE, IUS PUBLICE RESPONDENDI AND THE RELATIONSHIP WITH THE PRINCE, IUS CONTROVERSUM, COMMENTARIES, LAW IN LATE ANTIQUITY, LAW OF CITATIONS, THE THEODOSIAN CODE, ROMAN-BARBARIAN LAWS, CORPUS IURIS CIVILIS.

PRIVATE LAW (14 HOURS)
LEGAL SUBJECTIVITY, PATRES, IUS QUIRITIUM, IUS CIVILE, IUS PRIVATUM, INTER-FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS, PROPERTY AND FORMS OF BELONGING, DOMINICA POTESTAS AND MANUMISSIONS, INHERITANCE, ARCHAIC NEGOTIATIONS, IUS HONORARIUM, IUS GENTIUM, NOVA NEGOTIA, PROTECTION OF POSSESSORS, LEGIS ACTIONES AND PER FORMULAS PROCEDURES, COGNITIO EXTRA ORDINEM IN PRIVATE MATTERS, EXPERIENCES OF CODIFICATIONS, ECCLESIASTICAL PROPERTY, ROMAN-BARBARIAN LAWS.
REPRESSION OF CRIME (14 HOURS)
INTER-FAMILY REPRESSION, PRIVATE REVENGE, CRIMINA AND DELICTA, ‘SACERTAS’, PROVOCATIO AD POPULUM, IUDICIUM POPULI, XII TABLES, QUAESTIONES EXTRAORDINARIAE AND PERPETUAE, SENTAE AUTHORITY IN CRIMINAL REPRESSION, COGNITIONES EXTRA ORDINEM, ADVERSARIAL AND INQUISITIONAL TYPES OF PROCEDURE, CRIME AND SIN, SECULAR AND RELIGIOUS CRIMES AND PENALTIES.
IN-DEPTH ANALYSES (16 HOURS)
GAMES IN ANCIENT ROME
SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC RELEVANCE OF GAMBLING IN ANCIENT ROME, THE REGULATION OF GAMBLING AND BETTING IN REPUBLICAN AGE, GAMBLING AND GAMES VIRTUTIS CAUSA, EXCEPTIO NEGOTII IN ALEA GESTI, GAMBLING DEBTS AND NATURAL OBLIGATION, THE JUSTINIAN REGULATION OF GAMBLING AND BETTING, THE ORGANIZATION OF ENTERTAINMENT SHOWS, LUDI GLADIATORI, PARTICIPATION OF WOMEN TO LUDI, ORGANIZATION OF ENTERTAINMENTS AND CRIMEN AMBITUS.
REPRESSION OF LAND AND ANIMAL THEFT IN HEBREW AND ROMAN LAW
LAND AND ANIMAL THEFT IN THE ECONOMY OF ANCIENT COMMUNITIES, DE ABACTORIBUS, STEALINF LAND, THE EIGHTH COMMANDMENT, COLLATIO: HYPOTHESES ON THE ORIGINS AND THE AUTHOR OF TEXT.
Teaching Methods
THE TEACHING WILL BE HELD DURING THE FIRST SEMESTER OF THE FIRST YEAR AND WILL LAST 72 HOURS IN TOTAL. IT WILL BE ARTICULATED IN LESSONS AND SEMINARS DEDICATED TO AN IN-DEPTH ANALYSIS OF MOST COMPLEX TOPICS.
Verification of learning
FOR ALL THE STUDENTS, PROFICIENCY WILL BE VERIFIED BY MEANS OF AN ORAL EXAMINATION TO TEST THE KNOWLEDGE OF ROMAN CONSTITUTIONAL ASSETS IN TIME AND THE MAIN INSTITUTIONS OF PRIVATE AND CRIMINAL LAW. A SET OF QUESTIONS WILL CONCERN IN DEPTH-ANALYSES TOPICS.
THE FINAL MARK, EXPRESSED IN THIRTIETHS, IS DELIBERATED BEARING IN MIND THE COHERENCE OF CANDIDATE’S ARGUMENTATION TO THE TOPICS SUBMITTED, THE ACCURACY OF CONTENTS, THE EXPRESSIVE PROPERTIES AND CRITICAL APPROACH. THE HIGHEST DISTINCTION (‘LODE’) CAN BE GRANT WHEN THE CANDIDATE ACHIEVES EXCELLENCE IN THE ABOVEMENTIONED PROFILES AND DEMONSTRATES THE CAPABILITY OF AUTONOMOUSLY RE-ELABORATING CONTENT LEARNED.
Texts
GENERAL PART:
F. D'IPPOLITO - F. LUCREZI, PROFILO STORICO-ISTITUZIONALE DI DIRITTO ROMANO, ESI, 2018

SPECIAL PART (BOTH BOOKS ARE MANDATORY)

1) A. PALMA, F. FASOLINO (A CURA DI), IL GIOCO NELL’ANTICA ROMA, GIAPPICHELLI, 2018

2) F. LUCREZI. IL FURTO DI TERRA E DI ANIMALI IN DIRITTO EBRAICO E ROMANO. STUDI SULLA COLLATIO VII, GIAPPICHELLI, 2015
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