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Encyclopedia > Asuka Kiyomihara Code

The Asuka Kiyomihara Code (飛鳥浄御原令, Asuka Kiyomihara ryo) refers to a collection of governing rules compiled and promulgated in 689, one of the first, if not the first collection of Ritsuryo laws in classical Japan. Ritsuryo (律令) is the historical law system based on the philosophies of Confucianism and Chinese Legalism in Japan. ...


The compilation started in 681, under Emperor Temmu. The Emperor died in 686, but the finalization of the Code took a few more years. It was promulgated in 689. Emperor Temmu (天武天皇 Temmu Tennō) (c. ...


Although not "finalized" (not incorporating a penal code, a "Ritsu", for instance), the code already incorporated several important regulations (for instance compulsory registration for citizens), which paved the way for the more complete Taiho Code.


 
 

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