Publishing house “Aleteia” republishes the rarest books of “The Byzantine Library” book series to mark its 20-year anniversary. This list included the book of academician I.P. Medvedev “The law standards of the Byzantine Empire” (“Pravovaya kultura Vizantijskoi imperii”; ISBN 978-5-89329-426-2).
The author develops the concept of Byzantine Empire as a state based on the principles of well-structured law system, what presumed high level of law culture and general education. He scrutinizes problems of legal basis of Byzantine state system, law education, history of judiciary system, etc.
This book is based on a range of previously published articles, which were revised and incorporated into unified system by the author.
It is aimed at a wide range of readers interested in the law history.