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  1. Justinian, Justinian I, Justinian the Greatnoun

    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)


  1. Justinianadjective

    Of or pertaining to , Emperor of the Byzantine or East Roman Empire from 527 to 565.


  1. justinian

    Justinian I (; Latin: Iustinianus, Classical Latin: [i̯uːstiːniˈaːnʊs]; Greek: Ἰουστινιανός Ioustinianos; 482 – 14 November 565), also known as Justinian the Great, was the Byzantine emperor from 527 to 565. His reign is marked by the ambitious but only partly realized renovatio imperii, or "restoration of the Empire". This ambition was expressed by the partial recovery of the territories of the defunct Western Roman Empire. His general, Belisarius, swiftly conquered the Vandal Kingdom in North Africa. Subsequently, Belisarius, Narses, and other generals conquered the Ostrogothic kingdom, restoring Dalmatia, Sicily, Italy, and Rome to the empire after more than half a century of rule by the Ostrogoths. The praetorian prefect Liberius reclaimed the south of the Iberian peninsula, establishing the province of Spania. These campaigns re-established Roman control over the western Mediterranean, increasing the Empire's annual revenue by over a million solidi. During his reign, Justinian also subdued the Tzani, a people on the east coast of the Black Sea that had never been under Roman rule before. He engaged the Sasanian Empire in the east during Kavad I's reign, and later again during Khosrow I's reign; this second conflict was partially initiated due to his ambitions in the west. A still more resonant aspect of his legacy was the uniform rewriting of Roman law, the Corpus Juris Civilis, which is still the basis of civil law in many modern states. His reign also marked a blossoming of Eastern roman (Byzantine) culture, and his building program yielded works such as the Hagia Sophia.


  1. justinian

    Justinian refers to a Byzantine Emperor from 527 to 565, known as Justinian I or Justinian the Great. He is recognized for his efforts to regain the western half of the Roman Empire, his codification of Roman law known as the "Justinian Code," the construction of the Hagia Sophia, and his significant influence on the Byzantine Empire's expansion.

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  1. Justinianadjective

    of or pertaining to the Institutes or laws of the Roman Justinian


  1. Justinian

    Justinian, was published in 1998 by Tor Books. It is a novel by American writer Harry Turtledove writing under the pseudonym H. N. Turteltaub, a name he uses when writing historical fiction. Turtledove later used the Turteltaub name when writing a series of books about traders in post-Alexandrian Greece. Titles include Over the Wine Dark Sea and Owls to Athens.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of justinian in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of justinian in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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