The Narrative of the Lex Baiuvariorum's Prologus and the Process of Making the Code of Laws Cover Image

A Lex Baiuvariorum Prologusának elbeszélése és a törvény keletkezési folyamata
The Narrative of the Lex Baiuvariorum's Prologus and the Process of Making the Code of Laws

Author(s): Tamás Nótári
Subject(s): Law, Constitution, Jurisprudence, History of Law
Published by: Scientia
Keywords: Lex Baiuvariorum; early medieval legal history; Bavarian lawmaking

Summary/Abstract: Lex Baiuvariorum is Bavaria’s most important and earliest source in terms of legal history, created between 737 and 743. This paper deals with the history of the creation of Lex Baiuvariorum. More specifically, dwelling on the issues of dating of Lex Baiuvariorum, possible connections between the content of the narrative in the Prologus and the process of making the code of laws. The appendix contains the Hungarian translation of the prologue of the lex.

  • Issue Year: 1/2012
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 233-248
  • Page Count: 16
  • Language: Hungarian