Justinian I

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

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It remains questionable whether at the time of the Byzantine Emperor Justinian only one strain or more were disseminated in Europe, as it was at the time of the Black Death," suggested Bramanti and Hansch.
Then the law changed and she was able to marry and her husband became Emperor Justinian.
Greek historian Procopios wrote three accounts of the reign of Roman emperor Justinian, one fairly neutral, one a panegyric, and this condemnation, which appeared in 550 AD.
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.
Emperor Justinian II convoked the council ten years after the sixth ecumenical council (Constantinople III, 680-681), which had been wholly occupied with Monothelitism just as the fifth ecumenical council (Constantinople II, 553) was concerned entirely with questions of faith raised by the "Three Chapters.
95) provides a fine Jon the Lord Chamberlain mystery set in 532, when mobs rule Constantinople and one John, Chamberlain to Emperor Justinian, must find those seeking to dethrone his leader.
when the Emperor Justinian built and dedicated a church in Constantinople to him.
Another historical site of prominence in the Sultanahmet area contains the famous underground Basilica Cistern built as far back as 532 AD by the Byzantine Roman Emperor Justinian I to supply water to the Byzantine Palace.
In Western legal tradition, in particular continental civil law systems based on Roman law, the Roman emperor Justinian I is held in high esteem.
Herrin reminds us the lady was actually a famous circus artist, 'appreciated for sexy acts and knockabout comedy', who later allowed Emperor Justinian to marry her, and helped him save the city from a threatened civil war.
It is a study in the role of health in history, in particular, the pandemic that swept over Europe after the Emperor Justinian had reincorporated modern Italy, Spain and North Africa into the Roman Empire governed from Constantinople.
Catherine's Monastery for the Greek Orthodox that was built by the Emperor Justinian in 527 A.
under orders from the Emperor Justinian, two Christian missionaries to China succeeded in smuggling silkworm eggs and mulberry seeds into Constantinople, the capital of the Empire.
Matters came to a head when the Byzantine emperor Justinian and Pope Vigilius anathematised and condemned Origen and his works, the final seal of disapproval coming from the Council of Constantinople in 553.
It should also be considered that in AD 692 the emperor Justinian II introduced the image of Christ accompanied by an invocation of Christ on Byzantine gold coinage.