He was succeeded by his nephew, the great justinian, who for thirty-eight years directed the fortunes of the Roman Empire.
The next scheme of justinian was the recovery of Italy from the Goths.
Meanwhile, justinian shut himself up in the palace with his ministers and his favorites.
It is, however, as a legislator that justinian has gained his most enduring renown.
justinian went so far as to declare, by a public edict, every slave free who had served in the army.
He was certain that justinian the Emperor knew nothing of this.
justinian and Dorcas mostly stay at home now, because they are old.'
Almost everything remains just as it was built in 550 by justinian.
What boots it, that thy reins justinian's hand Befitted, if thy saddle be unpress'd?
In the age of justinian great scourges devastated the world.