Justin I

Justin I (Laitin: Flavius Iustinus Augustus, Ancient 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 year 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.

Justin I
Emperor o the Byzantine Empire
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Tremissis o Emperor Justin I
Ring518 – 1 August 527
PredecessorAnastasius I
SuccessorJustinian I
Bornc. 450
Bederiana, near Naissus (Niš, Serbia)
Dee'd1 August 527 (aged 77)
Full name
Flavius Justinus Augustus
DynastyJustinian Dynasty

ReferencesEdit

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