Justinian I

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

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Built in the 6th Century by the Byzantine Emperor Justinian I, it is said to be close to the spot where Moses saw the burning bush.
Th e earliest documented use of the word variola as a name for smallpox occurs in the 6th century, during the reign of the Byzantine emperor Justinian I.
The feast originated as a result of the dedication of the Basilica of Saint Mary the New, (destroyed in 614) built in the year 543 by the Byzantines under Emperor Justinian I near the site of the ruined Temple in Jerusalem.
The cistern, located near southwest of the Hagia Sophia on the historical peninsula of Sarayburnu, was built in the 6th century during the reign of Byzantine Emperor Justinian I.
In Western legal tradition, in particular continental civil law systems based on Roman law, the Roman emperor Justinian I is held in high esteem.