Having concluded successfully the course, the students will:
1. Feel familiar with the historical apparition of legal institutions and notions which they will meet at the courses of modern civil and civil procedure law
2. Will be able to understand the modern law institutions more easily and efficiently since they will have been familiarized with their foundations.
3. Will have obtained a more systematic image of private law after having learned its initial organization and the connection between the legal right and the action in justice.
4. Will have enriched their legal culture
5. Will have the opportunity to participate, either as members of the team or as members of the public, to the Roman Law Moot Court, where they will be able to develop their research and rhetorical skills.
Course Content (Syllabus)
Private Roman law institutions following the structure of the Institutes of Gaius, a Law teacher at the Beirut Law School (2nd cent. A.D.). This module functions as a pedagogical instrument contributing to a better comprehension of the modern private law institutions which rely mainly on Roman Law. It follows Gaius’ tripartite division to law of persons, law of things and law of actions. An exhaustive scene of the private law institutions is presented: physical and moral persons, family law, divisions of things, possession, ownership, servitudes, real and personal securities, succession, division of obligations, contracts. The module also contributes to the selection of the students’ team participating to the Roman Law Moot Court.
private law, law of obligations, real estate law, family law, law of successions, history of legla institutions
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
"1. Νάκος Γεώργιος Π., Εισηγήσεις ρωμαϊκού δικαίου, 1η έκδ./1999, University Studio Press Α.Ε
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2. ΓΚΟΦΑΣ ΔΗΜΗΤΡΙΟΣ, Ιστορία και Εισηγήσεις του Ρωμαϊκού Δικαίου, ανατύπωση, 1/2011, ΝΙΚ. Α. ΣΑΚΚΟΥΛΑΣ & ΣΙΑ Ο.Ε.
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