Exegesis of the roman law sources

A.Y. 2020/2021
Overall hours
Learning objectives
Through the activity of identification and exegesis of individual texts and the first-hand study of the specific scientific literature the student will acquire autonomous skills in making an accurate historical reconstruction of Roman legal history and the ability to present clearly and succinctly the main historical trends of Roman law.
Expected learning outcomes
The course's objective is to help the students acquire autonomous skills in the research and understanding of the legal and literary sources.
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Lesson period
Second semester
Teaching methods
The lessons will take place live on Microsoft TEAMS platform according to the program. The lessons will be recorded and made available on Microsoft TEAMS. If and when the sanitary situation will improve it will be possible to consider to have lessons also in classroom. In this case the students will be promptly informed. In any case the lessons will be recorded and made available to the students.

Program and reference material
The program and the reference material will not change.

Verification of learning and evaluation criteria
Also the exams will take place orally on Microsoft TEAMS platform. In any case will be guaranteed the possibility to take the exam on line to the students who are not able to move or leave their domicile.
Teaching materials will be available on Ariel platform.
Course syllabus
Through the exegetical analysis of the literary and legal sources, the origin and development of the concept of literary authorship, literary properties and plagiarism will be outlined.
Prerequisites for admission
A basic knowledge of Roman law institutions is required.
Teaching methods
The didactic activity consists of 42 hours of face to face lessons. Attendance is highly recommended.
Teaching Resources
U. Bartocci, Aspetti giuridici dell'attività letteraria in Roma antica. Il complesso percorso verso il riconoscimento dei diritti degli autori, Torino, Giappichelli, 2009.
Assessment methods and Criteria
The exam, as well as testing the level of knowledge in the various subjects of the programme, will also test the acquirement of appropriate technical language, and there will be an oral test; graduate: (0-30/30).
IUS/18 - ROMAN AND ANCIENT LAW - University credits: 6
Lessons: 42 hours
Professor: Bartocci Ugo