Justinian I

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Justinian I
Emperor o the Byzantine Empire
Mosaic of Justinianus I - Basilica San Vitale (Ravenna).jpg
Detail o a contemporary portrait mosaic in the Basilica of San Vitale, Ravenna.
Ring 1 August 527 – 14 November 565
(38 years)
Coronation 1 August 527
Predecessor Justin I
Successor Justin II
Born c. 482
Tauresium, Dardania,[1] then part of Diocese of Dacia (in today's Republic of Macedonia[2])
Dee'd 15 November 565 (aged 82/83)
Buirial Kirk o the Haly Apostles
Spouse Theodora
Full name
Petrus Sabbatius (till ascension)
Flavius Petrus Sabbatius Iustinianus (as emperor)
Dynasty Justinian
Faither Sabbatius
Mither Vigilantia
Releegion Chalcedonian Christianity

Justinian I (/ʌˈstɪniən/; Laitin: Flavius Petrus Sabbatius Iustinianus Augustus, Greek: Φλάβιος Πέτρος Σαββάτιος Ἰουστινιανός Flávios Pétros Sabbátios Ioustinianós) (c. 482 – 14 November 565), tradeetionally kent as Justinian the Great an an aa Saunt Justinian the Great in the Eastren Orthodox Kirk, wis a Byzantine (East Roman) emperor frae 527 tae 565.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Britannica Concise Encyclopedia, Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., 2008, ISBN 1593394926, p. 1007.
  2. History of the Later Roman Empire from Arcadius to Irene, Volume 2, J. B. Bury, Cosimo, Inc., 2008, ISBN 1605204056, p. 7.