Justinian I
biographical name 483-565 the Great Byzantine emperor (527-565)

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  • Justinian I — • Roman Emperor (527 65) Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Justinian I     Justinian I     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • JUSTINIAN I° — JUSTINIAN I°, emperor of the Eastern Roman Empire, 527–565, a virulent and consistent persecutor of all non Orthodox Christians, heretics, pagans, and also of Jews and Judaism. Justinian s famous Corpus Juris Civilis and his novellae (imperial… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Justinian I — [jus tin′ē ən] (L. name Flavius Ancius Justinianus) A.D. 483 565; Byzantine emperor (527 565): known for the codification of Roman law (Justinian code): called the Great …   English World dictionary

  • Justinian I — Infobox Emperor name =Justinian I full name =Flavius Petrus Sabbatius Justinianus title =Emperor of the Byzantine Empire caption =Justinian depicted on one of the famous mosaics of the Basilica of San Vitale, Ravenna reign =9 August 527 13 or 14… …   Wikipedia

  • Justinian I — /ju stin ee euhn/, (Flavius Anicius Justinianus) ( Justinian the Great ) A.D. 483 565, Byzantine emperor 527 565. * * * orig. Petrus Sabbatius born 483, Tauresium, Dardania died Nov. 14, 565, Constantinople Byzantine emperor (527–565). Determined …   Universalium

  • Justinian I — (483–565)    Monarch.    Justinian was the adopted son of the Emperor Justin I and the husband of Theodora.    He succeeded as Emperor of Byzantium in 527. As Emperor he reconquered North Africa from the Vandals in 534 and Italy from the Goths in …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • Justinian I —    Emperor (q.v.) from 527 565. His accomplishments, even those that ultimately failed, rank him among the greatest of Byzantine emperors. His codification of Roman law, the Corpus Juris Civilis (q.v.) and the construction of Hagia Sophia (q.v.)… …   Historical dictionary of Byzantium

  • Justinian I — 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, ↑Justinian the Great • Instance Hypernyms:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Justinian I — Jus•tin•i•an I [[t]dʒʌˈstɪn i ən[/t]] n. anh big (Flavius Anicius Justinianus) (“Justinian the Great”) a.d. 483–565, Byzantine emperor 527–565 …   From formal English to slang

  • Justinian I — /dʒʌsˈtɪniən/ (say jus tineeuhn) noun (Flavius Anicius Justinianus, Justinian the Great ), AD 483–565, Byzantine emperor AD 527–565, whose leading jurists formulated a code of laws called the Justinian Code …   Australian English dictionary

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