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Law, Language, And Identity

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The normative function of culture is precisely what builds and preserves the community, while the function of development renews it and supplies it with a perspective towards the future. This chapter aims to point out some aspects of them that need to be considered in order to achieve the tasks of the study. It discusses the following group of concrete examples from texts, which exhibit an equating of the concept of Law and Faith that situates both of them at the core of a society's identity-defining values. The chapter make some general remarks on the topic of law and religious faith. It shows that language and professional jargon, but also law, are equally identity characteristics of every civilisation. The chapter aims to clarify this aspect of interrelations between language and law based on a study of the legal vocabulary of the mediaeval Bulgarian state.

Keywords: Byzantine law; identity; language; mediaeval Bulgarian state

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