The main content of the reforms carried out by Justinian the Great

1. “One state, one law, one religion.”
2. Wishing to enlist the support of the church, he gave them lands and valuable gifts.
3. Built temples and monasteries.
4. Persecution of pagans and Jews, apostates from the church.
5. Closed the school in Athens, which was considered the largest center of pagan culture.
6. Created the “Code of Civil Law”. In order to bring together laws uniform for the entire empire, the emperor created a commission of the best lawyers. In a short time, she collected the laws of the Roman emperors, excerpts from the writings of prominent Roman jurists explaining these laws, new laws introduced by Justinian himself, and compiled a short guide to the use of laws. These works were later called the “Code of Civil Law”.
7. The beginning of Justinian’s reign was marked by widespread charity.
8. Reduced taxes.
9. Helped the cities affected by the earthquake.
10. A system of imperial citizenship was created. The equality of all before the law was proclaimed.
11. The laws of Justinian viewed the slave as a person. Slavery was not abolished, but now the slave could be freed, provided that:
a) became a soldier,
b) went to a monastery,
c) became a bishop.
The slave could not be killed.
12. Women were equal in rights with men, divorce was prohibited.
13. The death penalty has not been abolished. But there were still remnants of the old days.

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