Christopher Columbus And The Justinian Code

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Unit 3 Christopher Columbus was a Italian explorer.
He was the first to sail around the world. He completed four voyages across the Atlantic Ocean. He was the first to discover the world is not flat it is round and there are other places located on the other side of the world. It took him from 1492-1502 to make his voyages around to Asia.

Christopher Columbus’s early childhood. Christopher Columbus was born October/31/1451 in Genoa, Italy, he grew up in a middle class family.
His father Domenico Colombo was a wool weaver, while his mother Susanna Fontanarossa stayed at home and took care of him and his 4 other siblings.
Christopher Columbus had 3 brothers their names are, Bartolomeo, Giovanni Pellegrino and Giacomo,
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Have you ever wondered, the source and basis if Justinian Code. Whose authority is final in Justinian Code? And how does religion influence Justinian Code? Well all your questions will be answered.

The source of Justinian Code was based on Roman law of the twelve tables. The basis of Justinian Code is that it was organized from Roman civil law. It was confusing, for people to understand or to follow. Roman law was preserved and it updated the Byzantine empire. Justinian Code brought order to the system of the Roman law.

In Justinian Code the authority that finalizing everything is the Byzantine emperors. Nothing can not be a law until it’s passed by the emperor. If it’s not, it will not to be able to become a law. Justinian Code gave power to the emperors. The code said “that which seems good to the emperor, has the force of law”.

Religion influences the laws by the code discriminated against Jews and non Christian it made Orthodox Christianity the official religion. But on the other hand it allowed women to inherit property and protected some individuals rights. Byzantine culture was spread in another way by Orthodox missionaries. Byzantine missionaries converted many Slavs to

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