Code of Justinian
- A compilation of laws and legal interpretations sponsored by the Byzantine emperor Justinian I from A.D. 529 to 565, which consists of past statutes, extracts from opinions of notable Roman legal scholars, a fundamental summary of the law, and a set of Justinian's newly enacted laws
- The Code of Justinian greatly influenced modern civil law.
- Studying the Code of Justinian is fundamental to understand the basis of Western legal systems.
- Many principles found in the Code of Justinian still hold true in today's legal practices.