The Third Statute of Lithuania - MRU
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1 December, 2023
The Third Statute of Lithuania
MRU Library

Our Library holds a fantastic book: The Third Statute of Lithuania. Originally printed in Ruthenian language in 1588, The Third Statute has now appeared in Lithuanian for the first time. Some researchers claim that it was the best legal codex of its time in Europe.

You are welcome to take the book into your hands and enjoy its beautiful print and the cover decorated with gold. 

If you would like to understand more about Lithuanian society in the 16th century, you can also take its predecessor The First Statute of Lithuania, which was published in Lithuanian, Latin and English.

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