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The Role of Notaries in the Medieval Dubrovnik

Author(s): Mirjana Pupić
Subject(s): Law, Constitution, Jurisprudence, History of Law, Middle Ages
Published by: Правни факултет Универзитета у Источном Сарајеву
Keywords: Middle Ages; Dubrovnik; Notary; Notary books; Testament;
Summary/Abstract: Development of the notary institution in Dubrovnik has been presented within this document, covering period from its very beginning until the period of contemporary notaries. These information are based on the published and unpublished sources from the National Archives in Dubrovnik. At the beginning of the work it is given a brief overview of the notary institution development in European regions, particularly in Italy, which had the greatest impact on Dubrovnik’s notary office. Then, the author enters into the issue of Dubrovnik’s notary where elaborates various aspects related to notaries such as the appearance of the first notary, origin, and their role in the preparation of testaments. Special attention was paid to the analysis of various provisions of the notary institution which are contained in the basic source of Dubrovnik’s law, Statutarum civitatis Ragusii.

  • Page Range: 237-248
  • Page Count: 12
  • Publication Year: 2015
  • Language: Serbian