Definition of Justinian in English:


Line breaks: Jus¦tin|ian
Pronunciation: /dʒʌˈstɪnɪən
( Circa 483–565), Byzantine emperor 527–65; Latin name Flavius Petrus Sabbatius Justinianus. Through his general Belisarius he regained North Africa and Spain. He codified Roman law (529) and carried out a building programme throughout the Empire, of which St Sophia at Constantinople (532) was a part.

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