Byzantine emperor (527–565) who held the eastern frontier of his empire against the Persians and reconquered former Roman territories in Africa, Italy, and Spain. He ruled jointly with his wife, Theodora.
(L. name Flavius Ancius Justinianus) A.d. 483-565; Byzantine emperor (527-565): known for the codification of Roman law (Justinian code)
The headsman's axe proved more fatal, and the martyr's body was borne by angels to Mount Sinai, where Justinian I.
Under Justinian I.
578), East Roman emperor (565-578), was the nephew and successor of Justinian I.
(On this council see below.) Thereafter Ephesus seems to have been gradually deserted owing to its malaria; and life transferred itself to another and higher site near the Artemision, the name of which, Ayassoluk (written by early Arab geographers Ayathulukh), is now known to be a corruption of the title of St John TheolOgos, given to a great cathedral built on a rocky hill near the present railway station, in the time of Justinian I.