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Acta Universitatis Lodziensis. Folia Iuridica

Polish Title

Więcej wspólnego (prawa) niż oryginalnej myśli? Wstępne porównanie teoretyczne Magna Carta i Księgi Elbląskiej

Author ORCID Identifier

https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4405-2614 Higgins J. Patrick

Abstract

Medieval legal scholars generally do not compare the Polish and English legal systems, though in the 13th century they share a surprising number of similarities. This is especially clear if one considers the convergent of evolution of legal institutions in response to socio-historical problems. This is concretely traced through historical and textual analysis of Magna Carta and Księga Elbląska, two foundational texts in their respective legal systems. Ramifications of this new comparative perspective are discussed, with avenues of further research outlined.

Polish Abstract

Uczeni zajmujący się prawem w epoce średniowiecza na ogół nie porównują polskich i angielskich systemów prawnych, choć w XIII wieku cechowała je zaskakująca liczba podobieństw. Jest to szczególnie wyraźne, jeśli weźmie się pod uwagę zbieżność ewolucji instytucji prawnych będącą odpowiedzią na problemy społeczno-historyczne epoki. Bezpośrednio ilustruje to historyczna i tekstowa analiza Magna Carta i Księgi Elbląskiej, dwóch kluczowych tekstów dla rodzimych systemów prawnych. W artykule omówiono możliwości płynące z tej nowej perspektywy porównawczej, wraz ze wskazaniem kierunków dalszych badań.

Keywords

Magna Carta, Księga Elbląska, Comparative Legal History, Convergent Legal Evolution

Polish Keywords

Księga Elbląska, Magna Carta, Porównawcze historia prawa, zbieżna ewolucja prawna

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