Justinian I

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  • noun

Synonyms for Justinian I

Byzantine emperor who held the eastern frontier of his empire against the Persians

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Issued between 529 and 534 by the Byzantine emperor Justinian I, the Corpus Iuris Civilis (Body of Civil Law or Codex Justinianus) was an extremely influential work in European jurisprudence from the 11th through the 19th centuries.
The Basilica Cistern in ystanbul was built in the sixth century, during the reign of Byzantine Emperor Justinian I.
The Hagia Sophia was constructed in five years, from 532 to 537, at the orders of Emperor Justinian I and designed by Isidore of Miletus.