La Repubblica di San Marino (Republic of San Marino) originated in a small monastic community founded by Saint Marinus in the 4th century on Monte Titano near Rimini (Romagna, Italy). During the Middle Ages it established itself as a free commune of citizens and owing to the citizens’ love of liberty and the governments’ political prudence in always avoiding claims to territoria…
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“San Marino”, in:
International Encyclopedia of Comparative Law Online, Edited by: U. Drobnig, R. David, H. H. Egawa, R. Graveson, V. Knapp, A. T. Von Mehren, Y. Noda, S. Rozmaryn, V. M. Tschchikvadze, H. Valladão, H. Yntema, K. Zweigert.
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