Justinian


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Noun1.Justinian - Byzantine emperor who held the eastern frontier of his empire against the PersiansJustinian - 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)
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They have provided a system which for terse comprehensiveness surpasses Justinian's Pandects and the By-laws of the Chinese Society for the Suppression of Meddling with other People's Business.
In the second place are legislatores, lawgivers; which are also called second founders, or perpetui principes, because they govern by their ordinances after they are gone; such were Lycurgus, Solon, Justinian, Eadgar, Alphonsus of Castile, the Wise, that made the Siete Partidas.
At Speranski's request he took the first part of the Civil Code that was being drawn up and, with the aid of the Code Napoleon and the Institutes of Justinian, he worked at formulating the section on Personal Rights.
They were a thousand years old when this church was new, and then the contrast must have been ghastly--if Justinian's architects did not trim them any.
In the sixth Christian century lived Procopius, a Christian magistrate of Constantinople, in the days when Justinian was Emperor and Belisarius general.
Justinian Gaux, a writer of the fourteenth century, avers that so great is the fairies' power of transformation that he saw one change itself into two opposing armies and fight a battle with great slaughter, and that the next day, after it had resumed its original shape and gone away, there were seven hundred bodies of the slain which the villagers had to bury.
(8) Author of a geographical lexicon, produced after 400 A.D., and abridged under Justinian. (9) Archbishop of Thessalonica 1175-1192 (?) A.D., author of commentaries on Pindar and on the "Iliad" and "Odyssey".
Built in 532AD in ancient Constantinople - today Istanbul in Turkey - the Hagia Sophia is the crowning masterpiece of Eastern Roman Emperor Justinian the Great.
While earning her dual degree, she served as associate editor for the Albany Law School Journal of Science & Technology and was selected to the Justinian Honor Society and the Beta Gamma Sigma Business Honor Society.
The lecture will discuss Byzantine mosaics of the 6th century during the reign of Emperor Justinian I (527-565 AD).
Their topics include translating Justinian: transmitting and transforming Roman law in the middle ages, the languages and registers of law in medieval Ireland and Wales, Latin and the vernacular in medieval legal documents: the case of Denmark, sources of legal language: the development of warranty clauses in western France about 1030-1240, and law and language in the Leges Barbarorum: a database project on the vernacular vocabulary in medieval manuscripts.
A carved bath in a rocky plateau below Taposiris temple Abusir developed during the Byzantine Emperor Justinian era (527-565 CE).