Justinian
Justinian Jus*tin"i*an, a. Of or pertaining to the Institutes or laws of the Roman Justinian. [1913 Webster]

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  • Justinian — (lat.: Iustinianus) ist der Name folgender Personen: Justinian I. (527–565), oströmischer Kaiser Justinian II. (685–695 und 705–711), byzantinischer Kaiser Justinian (Feldherr), oströmischer General im 6. Jahrhundert und ein Verwandter Justinians …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Justinian — (c. 482 565)    One of the greatest emperors in Byzantine history, Justinian made profound and lasting imprint on the course of the empire s subsequent development. Famed for his marriage to the actress and courtesan, Theodora, whose reputation… …   Encyclopedia of Barbarian Europe

  • Justinian — I Justinian   Kaiser Justinian (527 65) regierte knapp vier Jahrzehnte. Länger als er herrschte von seinen Vorgängern nur Augustus, der Schöpfer des römischen Kaisertums. Wie der erste Princeps prägte Justinian nicht nur sein eigenes Zeitalter,… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Justinian — ▪ Romanian Orthodox patriarch original name  Ioan Marina  born Feb. 22, 1901, Romania died March 26, 1977, Bucharest       patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church (1948–77) who helped his church become one of the strongest in Eastern Europe.… …   Universalium

  • Justinian — (483–565)    Byzantine (Eastern Roman) emperor 527–65. On becoming emperor in the East, Justinian was determined to reunite the divided empire by conquering the West. Fearing his repressive policies towards non conforming religious groups, the… …   Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament

  • Justinian — n. Justinian I, Justinian the Great (AD 483 565), Byzantine emperor …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Justinian — 1. Justinian macht silberne Menschen. – Winckler, XI, 16. Frz.: Par ses elenches (commentaires) Justinien mange les labeurs de Gallien. – Qui scait Justinien a cave et grenier tout pleins. (Leroux, II, 41.) 2. Mit Justinian muss man nicht… …   Deutsches Sprichwörter-Lexikon

  • Justinian — noun Byzantine emperor who held the eastern frontier of his empire against the Persians; codified Roman law in 529; his general Belisarius regained North Africa and Spain (483 565) • Syn: ↑Justinian I, ↑Justinian the Great • Instance Hypernyms:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • JUSTINIAN — (483 565)    late Roman/early BYZANTINE Emperor who sought to restore the unity of the Empire. He is remembered for his legal reforms resulting in the CODE of Justinian which became the basis for much European law. In particular he was the first… …   Concise dictionary of Religion

  • Justinian — Emperor of the Byzantine Empire from 527 to 565, renowned for codification of the Roman law. See Florentine Pandects; Institutes of Justinian; Novels; Pandects …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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