Alexander Atanasovsky

On Some Issues Of Matrimony And Divorce In The Syntagma Of Matthew Blastares


Syntagma of Matthew Blastares is well-known late Byzantine legal source. It was composed in the 1335 and at the next decades had been translated and spread among the Orthodox Slavs on the Balkans.

The subjects of the paper are issues of matrimony and divorce. Precisely based on the Christian behavior it is important to be shown haw canonical and civil provisions are respected in Blastares’ compilation.