ca. 529

[Possible/Probable] Justinian Code law issued by Justinian I [Byzantine Empire; Present-day Turkey, Italy] [Provisional]: “If a Samaritan or Jew should attempt to make a man apostatize he shall be subjected to property confiscation and decapitated.” [Editor’s note: Author’s footnote dates this law in 529 as Justinian Code 1.9.18]
Linder, Amnon: “The Jews in the Legal Sources of the Early Middle Ages.” Page 45