Justinian I

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

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The deadly bacterial affliction named for Byzantine emperor Justinian I is blamed for more than 100 million deaths between the 6th and 8th centuries, according to (http://www.livescience.com/29498-plague-helped-destroy-roman-empire.html) Live Science.
The focus in the first two chapters is on John the Lydian, a member of Justinian I's army of bureaucrats whose De Magistratibus provides the basic source and inspiration for Ruling the Later Roman Empire.
In Western legal tradition, in particular continental civil law systems based on Roman law, the Roman emperor Justinian I is held in high esteem.