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19/04/2020 By telerik Off

From 529 to 534 AD the Byzantine Emperor Justinian I codified and consolidated Roman law up till that time, so that what remained was one-twentieth of the mass of authorized texts from before. As one legal historian wrote, “Justinian consciously appeared again to the golden age of Roman law and aimed to revive it to the peak it had reached three centuries earlier than.” The Justinian Code remained in pressure within the East till the autumn of the Byzantine Empire. Western Europe, meanwhile, relied on a combine of the Theodosian Code and Germanic customary law till the Justinian Code was rediscovered within the eleventh century, and scholars on the University of Bologna used it to interpret their own legal guidelines. Both these codes influenced heavily not only the law systems of the nations in continental Europe (e.g. Greece), but additionally the Japanese and Korean authorized traditions.

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