(Flavius Anicius Justinianus"Justinian the Great")a.d. 483–565, Byzantine emperor 527–565.
Related forms post-Justinian, adjective pre-Justinian, adjective
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