c.475/500 - 547
Byzantine Scholar

Tribonian was born in Turkey. As legal adviser to the emperor Justinian Tribonian codified Roman law, which became the basis for much European jurisprudence ('Corpus juris civilis')

In addition he supervised the writing of the 'Institutiones', a legal handbook, by the law teachers Dorotheus and Theophilus

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Corpus Juris Civilis