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

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''We did not know such important urban changes had been carried out in this era, probably under (Byzantine Emperor) Justinian,'' said Polyxene Adam-Veleni, head of the culture ministry's Thessaloniki antiquities department.
Governor of the American Bar Association Student Leadership team, and the President of Loyola's Justinian Society of Lawyers.
The coin is imprinted with an image of Emperor Justinian and is thought to have been made in Constantinople, which is now Istanbul in Turkey.
In sixth century Byzantium, Emperor Justinian is determined to reunite the whole of the Roman Empire and his best general, Flavius Belisarius, is poised to invade Italy.
(1) New York codified their stance on champerty, which asserts that parties cannot purchase financial instruments or claims "with the intent and for the purpose of bringing an action or proceeding thereon." (2) In Justinian Capital SPC ex rel.
Another disease that blamed for pushing the Roman Empire to its demise is the plague, then-known as the Justinian Plague.
The word anecdote goes back to Procopius, a 6th-century historian and official at the court of Byzantine emperor Justinian. Procopius published two important historical works in his lifetime.
THE St Davids branch of RNLI is celebrating an "historic day" after its first slipway launch from its new station at St Justinian's.
She says they date back to the sixth century, and are characteristic of the era of Emperor Justinian.
532: Long-standing disputes between Blue and Green chariot-racing factions in Constantinople erupted into serious civil disorder and a threat to the rule of Emperor Justinian. The riots, which saw fires that destroyed much of the city centre, were put down by the military with a reported 30,000 deaths including a massacre of rebels in the Hippodrome.
There is a mosaic of him in Sant'Apollinare Nuovo in Ravenna, Italy, that restorers wrongly labelled Justinian. The Emperor Justinian would not have been amused.
Jones relates that the attitude of emperors toward their pagan subjects does not follow a straight line from tolerance under Constantine to persecution under Justinian. As had been true of the imperial treatment of Christians under pagan emperors, some emperors acted with more severity than others, that is, until Justinian.
The topics include law and equity since Justinian, the equity of the common law courts, arbitrary chancellors and the problem of predictability, equity's connivance in the evasion of legal formalities, whether Roman law was more consistent than English law, and liability of a principal for accidental losses suffered by his agent.