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Brèves remarques sur les origines du droit international

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If one defines international law as a set of rules that states give themselves to govern their mutual relations, superficial and simplistic definition which is obviously far from covering all situations governed today by the so-called international law, International law appears as a social phenomenon with early origins, even immemorial; however, if one sees in international law a system of rules to govern the relations of all members of the international community, international law appears as a dialectic reality, reflection of reality in thought, more Recent dating back to the Renaissance. If one considers any "international" standards governing the relations of two sovereign and independent human groups relative to the other, international law has roots that date back to ancient times, and even to prehistory. It is sometimes said that the development of international law in 15 th -16th centuries was the consequence of the birth of the modern state.

Keywords: international law; social phenomenon; international community; dialectic reality; Renaissance

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