LEGAL INSTITUTIONS OF ANCIENT GREEK LAW

Course Information
TitleLEGAL INSTITUTIONS OF ANCIENT GREEK LAW / LEGAL INSTITUTIONS OF ANCIENT GREEK LAW
CodeΕΡ169
FacultyLaw
SchoolLaw
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorKalliopi Papakonstantinou
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID600000452

Programme of Study: UPS School of Law (2015-today)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Unified OrientationExchangeSpring-5

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
600160250
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
The students a) will know the sources of ancient greek law and will be able to deliver a legal interpretation of them, b) they will study specific legal cases and will be able to discuss about the efficiency of an ancient system of administration of justice, product of the first democracy in history, with references to modern democracy and the modern law, c) will know the origines of legal maxims still valid nowadays, d) will enrich their overall legal and humanistic education.
General Competences
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The course deals with legal problems, principles and institutions of ancient greek city- states. Several ancient greek sources will be approached, especially the speeches of attic orators. Famous processes and their political contexts will be studied in order to reconstruct the legal system of ancient Athens and to compare it not only to legal institutions of other ancient city –states but to legal issues of modern societies as well. The students will be asked to make an oral presentation of a chosen topic and to test their knowledge through a written exam at the end of the semester.
Keywords
city- state, legal institutions of ancient greek law, attic orators, legal issues of ancient greek legislations
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
  • Interactive excersises
  • legal sources
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures351.4
Seminars200.8
Reading Assigment50.2
Exams401.6
Total1004
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
προτεινόμενη βιβλιογραφία και πηγές
Additional bibliography for study
Compendium of sources and literatur
Last Update
11-05-2020