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mr. D. Penna

Assistant professor (University lecturer) / researcher Byzantine Law
mr. D. Penna

Daphne Penna studied law at the University of Athens in Greece where she completed her Masters in Legal History (2003). She wrote a dissertation (University of Groningen, 2012) on “The Byzantine Imperial Acts to Venice, Pisa and Genoa, 10th-12th Centuries. A Comparative Legal Study”. She is currently working as assistant professor (universitair docent) in the Department of Legal History at the University of Groningen. Her interests lie in Roman and Byzantine law and especially in their influence on the European legal tradition. She is teaching the following courses:

  • Seminar Byzantine Law (in English)
  • The Legal Heritage of Europe (in English)
  • Legal History, Tutorials (in English)
  • Roman Law, Tutorials (in Dutch)
  • History of Codifications, Tutorials (in Dutch) 
Last modified:15 September 2017 09.33 a.m.

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Oude Kijk in 't Jatstraat 26
9712 EK Groningen
The Netherlands

Postal address is: PO Box 716, NL-9700 AS Groningen