Definition of Justinian

1. Noun. Byzantine emperor who held the eastern frontier of his empire against the Persians; codified Roman law in 529; his general Belisarius regained North Africa and Spain (483-565).

Exact synonyms: Justinian I, Justinian The Great
Generic synonyms: Emperor



Definition of Justinian

1. a. Of or pertaining to the Institutes or laws of the Roman Justinian.

Definition of Justinian

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to (w Justinian I), Emperor of the Byzantine or East Roman Empire from 527 to 565. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Justinian

1. Of or pertaining to the Institutes or laws of the Roman Justinian. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Justinian

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Literary usage of Justinian

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The history of the decline and fall of the Roman empire by Edward Gibbon, Henry Hart Milman (1881)
"THE emperor Justinian was born' near the ruins of Sardica (the modern ... The names of these Dardanian peasants are Gothic, and almost English: Justinian Ua ..."

2. La démocratie libérale by Thomas Hodgkin, Etienne Vacherot (1896)
"1 anus, fell with him, and the triumph of the party of Justinian was ... In the correspondence with Rome, Justinian had called Vitalian ' his most glorious ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"To him the Emperor Justinian chiefly owed the splendor of his reign. Belisa- rius first served in the bodyguard of the Emperor, soon after obtained the ..."

4. Roman Law in the Modern World by Charles Phineas Sherman (1917)
"CHAPTER II PERIODS OF ROMAN LAW §415 Three grand periods of Roman law. When Justinian codified Roman law,1 it had existed as a legal system for over 1300 ..."

5. The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1899)
"THE emperor Justinian was born l near the ruins of Sar- dica, ... The names of these Dardanian peasants are Gothic, and almost English: Justinian is a ..."

6. A Source Book for Ancient Church History: From the Apostolic Age to the by Joseph Cullen Ayer (1913)
"The Age of Justinian. § 94. The Byzantine State Church under Justinian. ... THE AGE OF Justinian Justinian I, the greatest of all the rulers of the Eastern ..."

7. The Dark Ages, 476-918 by Charles William Chadwick Oman (1908)
"CHAPTER V Justinian AND HIS WARS AD 528-540 Character of Justinian—His marriage with Theodora—His first War with Persia, 528-31—Rise of Belisarius—Justinian ..."

8. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"In all this story Justinian appears as a persecutor of the Church, and takes his ... On the other hand, Justinian spent magnificently. In times of calamity, ..."

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