11/30 Justinian Codes

DQ: None. What does Istanbul (not Constantinople) look like today?

In Class:

1. Who was Empress Theodorus?

2. What were the significance of the Justinian Codes? How were they similar or different to other laws we’ve studied thus far?

Homework:

Complete one paragraph—5-6 sentences defending the thesis that the Justinian Codes are important to understanding contemporary Western Law. Be sure to include at least 2 specific quotes from the codes to support your thesis. Keep this in your binder alongside the handout on Justinian’s Code.

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