oa Fundamina : A Journal of Legal History - Remarks on the decreta of the first Hungarian king, Stephen I
|Article Title||Remarks on the decreta of the first Hungarian king, Stephen I|
|© Publisher:||UNISA Press|
|Journal||Fundamina : A Journal of Legal History|
|Affiliations||1 Karoli Gaspar University, Hungary|
|Publication Date||Jan 2012|
|Pages||108 - 118|
This paper deals with the first and second decretum of the Hungarian King Stephen I (1000-1038). After outlining the tradition and the main characteristics of the laws of King Stephen, attention is paid to the question of continuity and discontinuity in the foundation of the Hungarian State and law-making and the most important fields of regulation in the decreta. In conclusion, the eastern and western sources of the first Hungarian laws are investigated.
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