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.
(person) (L. name Flavius Ancius Justinianus) A.d. 483-565; Byzantine emperor (527-565): known for the codification of Roman law (Justinian code)
Justinian-i Sentence Examples
The headsman's axe proved more fatal, and the martyr's body was borne by angels to Mount Sinai, where Justinian I.
In the early part of the 6th century the king of the Homerites, on the opposite coast of the Red Sea, having persecuted the Christians, the emperor Justinian I.
Basil's reign marks the highest point of the power of the Eastern empire since Justinian I.