This one page reading plus one page of questions gives an overview of one of the Byzantine Empire's most important contributions -- The Justinian Code. It is designed for middle school or high school students. The reading is visually appealing and broken into chunks. It can be used for classwork, homework, research or as a platform for projects. Questions are content based and designed to target essential content acquisition. If interested in similar readings on the Byzantine Empire, check other offerings by this author. A set of 7 readings is available as a Byzantine unit (plus lesson suggestions).