[ juh-stin-ee-uhn ]
/ dʒʌˈstɪn i ən /
Flavius Anicius Justinianus; "Justinian the Great", a.d. 483–565, Byzantine emperor 527–565.
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British Dictionary definitions for Justinian I
/ (dʒʌˈstɪnɪən) /
called the Great; Latin name Flavius Anicius Justinianus. 483–565 ad, Byzantine emperor (527–565). He recovered North Africa, SE Spain, and Italy, largely owing to the brilliance of generals such as Belisarius. He sponsored the Justinian Code
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