The Justinian Code was important as it simplified and streamlined centuries of existing Roman laws and Justinian's own laws and into one system. Four sections made up the code, and these were the Codex Constitutionum, Di... More »

The Justinian Code made law for those living in the Byzantine Empire simpler and more accessible. By removing contradictory and outdated laws, people were able to live with less ambiguity. Furthermore, the process of cod... More »

Throughout the West, all of the legal systems coming after the Romans used Justinian's philosophical basis, including those in Africa, continental Europe and Latin America. The Code of Justinian, along with the Digest an... More »

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The Justinian Code made law for those living in the Byzantine Empire simpler and more accessible. By removing contradictory and outdated laws, people were able to live with less ambiguity. Furthermore, the process of cod... More »

Throughout the West, all of the legal systems coming after the Romans used Justinian's philosophical basis, including those in Africa, continental Europe and Latin America. The Code of Justinian, along with the Digest an... More »

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Justinian was an emperor of the Byzantine Empire from 527 to 565. Justinian I, also known as Justinian the Great, is known for creating a set of laws called the Justinian Code. More »

Justinian's major goal during his reign was to return the Byzantine Empire to its former glory. He sought to accomplish this by expanding the empire and strengthening its borders. More »