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Encyclopedia > Yoro Code

The Yōrō Code (養老律令, Yōrō-ritsuryō), in one of the ritsuryo, a collection of governing rules compiled in early Nara period in Classical Japan. Ritsuryo (律令) is the historical law system based on the philosophies of Confucianism and Chinese Legalism in Japan. ... The Nara period ) of the history of Japan covers the years from about AD 710 to 794. ... Ancient Japan is a term used for the early periods of Japanese history. ...


The Code was an update and an improvement of the earlier enacted Taihō Code. The compilation work started under Fujiwara no Fuhito, but it was stopped abruptly when Fuhito died in 720. The Code was not enacted until 757, when Fujiwara no Nakamaro promulgated it under Empress Koken. The Taihō Code or Code of Taihō ) was an administrative reorganization enacted in 702 in Japan, at the end of the Asuka period. ... Fujiwara no Fuhito (藤原不比等: 659–720) was a powerful member of the imperial court of Japan during the Asuka and Nara periods. ... Fujiwara no Nakamaro (藤原仲麻呂; 706 - October 21, 64), later renamed Emi no Oshikatsu, was an aristocrat (kuge) and poet of Heian period in Japan. ... Empress Kōken (孝謙天皇 Kōken Tennō) also Empress Shōtoku (称徳天皇 Shōtoku Tennō) (718 – August 4, 7701) was both the 46th and 48th imperial ruler of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession. ...


In terms of contents, differences with the Taihō Code were limited. The Code itself, as well as the other ritsuryo codes, is now lost. However, several ulterior documents (such as the Ryo no Gige, a 9th century document explaining enacted laws) remain and allow for its reconstruction. The Taihō Code or Code of Taihō ) was an administrative reorganization enacted in 702 in Japan, at the end of the Asuka period. ... Ritsuryo (律令) is the historical law system based on the philosophies of Confucianism and Chinese Legalism in Japan. ...


The Code actually remained in effect until the Meiji restauration in the 19th century, making it a millennium-lasting governing rule. History of Japan Paleolithic Jomon Yayoi Yamato period ---Kofun period ---Asuka period Nara period Heian period Kamakura period Muromachi period Azuchi-Momoyama period ---Nanban period Edo period Meiji period Taisho period Showa period ---Japanese expansionism ---Occupied Japan ---Post-Occupation Japan Heisei The Meiji period (Japanese: Meiji Jidai 明治&#26178...


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