Justin I

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Justin I
Emperor o the Byzantine Empire
Tremissis o Emperor Justin I
Reign 518 – 1 August 527
Full name Flavius Justinus Augustus
Born c. 450
Birthplace Bederiana, near Naissus (Niš, Serbia)
Dee'd 1 August 527 (aged 77)
Predecessor Anastasius I
Successor Justinian I
Consort Euphemia
Dynasty Justinian Dynasty

Justin I (Laitin: Flavius Iustinus Augustus, Auncient Greek: Ἰουστίνος; c. 450 – 1 August 527) wis Byzantine Emperor frae 518 tae 527. He rose through the ranks o the airmy an ultimately acame its Emperor, in spite o the fact he wis illiterate[1] an almaist 70 years auld at the time o accession. His reign is signeeficant for the foondin o the Justinian Dynasty that includit his eminent nephew Justinian I an for the enactment o laws that de-emphasized the influence o the auld Roman nobility. His consort wis Empress Euphemia.

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  1. Chapman, H. John (1971). Studies on the Early Papacy. Kennikat Press, University of Michigan. p. 210. ISBN 0-8046-1139-4.