Ōmi Code

late 600's Japanese legal code

The Ōmi Code (近江令, ōmiryō), also known as the Asuka Kiyomihara Code,[1] are Japanese laws which were written in 668-672. The code was created by Fujiwara no Kamatari.

The Ōmi Code was 22 volumes long. It was put into effect in the last year of Emperor Tenji's reign.[2] This code was an early version of the Taihō Code of 701.[1]

References change

  1. 1.0 1.1 Varley, H. Paul, ed. (1980). Jinnō Shōtōki, p. 136 n43.
  2. Ponsonby-Fane, Richard. (1959). The Imperial House of Japan, p. 52.