P: Emperor Justinian of the Byzantine empire was able to codify Roman law and therefore reduce legal confusion in the Byzantine empire. During his rule Emperor Justinian also attempted to recover Western territory, without much success.

Justinian the Great, was Byzantine Emperor from 527 to During his reign, Justinian sought to revive the Empire's greatness and reconquer the lost western half of the historical Roman Empire.

Solidus of Justinian I (r. 527–565), 538–565  Byzantine; Minted in Constantinople  Gold

Solidus of Justinian I 527 – 565 Byzantine; Minted in Constantinople Gold Coins gold

Justinian I was a Byzantine emperor from 527-565. During his reign, Justinian sought to revive the empire's power by reconquering the lost western half of the historical Roman Empire. 1 of the most important figures of late antiquity & possibly the last Roman emperor to speak Latin as a first language, Justinian's rule constitutes a distinct epoch in the history of the early Middle Ages. The impact of his administration extended far beyond the boundaries of his time & domain.

Justinian’s Code- collection of Roman laws organized by the Byzantine emperor Justinian and later serving as a model for the Catholic Church and medieval monarchs

Justinian I.  A roman emperor.  He closed all philosophy schools in 529 AD, as he perceived their pagan character as being at odds with the Christian faith. Justinian I is considered a saint by orthodox christians.

New evidence suggests the Black Death bacterium caused the Justinianic Plague of the sixth to eighth centuries. The pandemic, named after the Byzantine emperor Justinian I (shown here), killed more than 100 million people.

Justinian I, 527-565. Gold Solidus (4.51 g) minted at Ravenna. AU Helmeted and cuirassed bust facing of Justinian I, holding globus cruciger and shield. Angel standing facing, holding long staff and globus cruciger; in lower right field, star. D.O. 333; S. 312. Rare. Light graffito "K" in right obverse field. Spread fabric and a rounded border help identify this mint. Estimated Value $1,200 - 1,500. #Coins #Gold #Ancient #MADonC

Justinian I, 527-565. Gold Solidus (4.51 g) minted at Ravenna. AU Helmeted and cuirassed bust facing of Justinian I, holding globus cruciger and shield. Angel standing facing, holding long staff and globus cruciger; in lower right field, star. D.O. 333; S. 312. Rare. Light graffito "K" in right obverse field. Spread fabric and a rounded border help identify this mint. Estimated Value $1,200 - 1,500. #Coins #Gold #Ancient #MADonC

Justinian I. AE follis (20.13 g), 527-565 Choice VF Nicomedia, RY 13 (539/40). D N IVSTINI-ANVS PP AVI, helmeted and cuirassed bust of Justinian I facing, holding globus cruciger and shield with horseman motif; in right field, cross. Large M; above, cross; across field, date (A/N/N/O X/X/II/I); B//NIK. DOC 117b; MIBE 114; SB 201. Well struck on a nice full planchet. Pleasing green patina. #Coins #Ancient #MADonC

Justinian I. AE follis (20.13 g), 527-565 Choice VF Nicomedia, RY 13 (539/40). D N IVSTINI-ANVS PP AVI, helmeted and cuirassed bust of Justinian I facing, holding globus cruciger and shield with horseman motif; in right field, cross. Large M; above, cross; across field, date (A/N/N/O X/X/II/I); B//NIK. DOC 117b; MIBE 114; SB 201. Well struck on a nice full planchet. Pleasing green patina. #Coins #Ancient #MADonC

Anatolia and the Caucasus, 500–1000 A.D. | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The "Antioch Chalice," first half of century, Byzantine, Silver, silver-gilt (The Metropolitan Museum of Art) - Pinned by The Mystic's Emporium

500-550 AD. Fragment of a Floor Mosaic with a Personification of Ktisis [Byzantine] Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Fragment of a Floor Mosaic with a Personification of Ktisis, Byzantine, Marble and glass

ANCIENT BYZANTINE COPPER COIN, BUST FACING, POSSIBLY JUSTINIAN I / BUST FACING,

Ancient byzantine copper coin, bust facing, possibly justinian i / bust facing

ANCIENT BYZANTINE COPPER COIN, BUST FACING, POSSIBLY JUSTINIAN I / BUST FACING,

Justinien fut un des 1° empereurs à être représenté avec une croix sur une pièce. Demi-follis daté de 538 - IVOIRE BARBERINI. 3) IDENT. DE L'EMPEREUR. 3.2 HYPOTHESE DE JUSTINIEN, 10: Le rapprochement de cette statue avec l'empereur triomphant de l'ivoire Barberini se justifie d'autant plus qu'elle formait en réalité un véritable groupe statuaire à l'Augustaion complété par les statues de 3 rois Barbares offrant leur tribut à l'empereur, l'équivalent du motif sur la plaque inférieure du…

Justinian was one of the first Roman Emperors to be depicted wielding the cross on the obverse of a coin.

The Empress Theodora, (c. 500 – 28 June 548), was empress of the Roman (Byzantine) Empire and the wife of Emperor Justinian I. Theodora is perhaps the most influential and powerful woman in the Roman Empire's history. Some sources even mention her as empress regnant with Justinian I as her co-regent.

Byzantine mosaic of Empress Theodora at the Basilica of San Vitale in Ravenna, Italy

Justinian I. Gold Solidus (4.24 g), 527-565 EF Constantinople, 545-565. D N IVSTINI-ANVS PP AVC, helmeted and cuirassed bust of Justinian I facing, holding globus cruciger and shield. VICTORI-A AVCCC, angel standing facing, holding staff surmounted by staurogram and globus cruciger; in right field, star; Γ//CONOB. DOC 9c; MIBE 7; SB 140. Lustrous. Estimated Value $400 - 450 #Coins #Gold #Ancient #MADonC

Justinian I. Gold Solidus (4.24 g), 527-565 EF Constantinople, 545-565. D N IVSTINI-ANVS PP AVC, helmeted and cuirassed bust of Justinian I facing, holding globus cruciger and shield. VICTORI-A AVCCC, angel standing facing, holding staff surmounted by staurogram and globus cruciger; in right field, star; Γ//CONOB. DOC 9c; MIBE 7; SB 140. Lustrous. Estimated Value $400 - 450 #Coins #Gold #Ancient #MADonC

Justinian I, 527-565. Gold Solidus (4.51 g) minted at Ravenna. AU Helmeted and cuirassed bust facing of Justinian I, holding globus cruciger and shield. Angel standing facing, holding long staff and globus cruciger; in lower right field, star. D.O. 333; S. 312. Rare. Light graffito "K" in right obverse field. Spread fabric and a rounded border help identify this mint. Estimated Value $1,200 - 1,500. #Coins #Gold #Ancient #MADonC

Justinian I, 527-565. Gold Solidus (4.51 g) minted at Ravenna. AU Helmeted and cuirassed bust facing of Justinian I, holding globus cruciger and shield. Angel standing facing, holding long staff and globus cruciger; in lower right field, star. D.O. 333; S. 312. Rare. Light graffito "K" in right obverse field. Spread fabric and a rounded border help identify this mint. Estimated Value $1,200 - 1,500. #Coins #Gold #Ancient #MADonC

Empress Theodora was one of the most influential and powerful women in the Early Middle Ages. She was the wife of Emperor Justinian I and joint ruler of the Byzantine Empire.    Prior to her marriage to Justinian, Theodora had been an actress and she entertained at banquets for nobles. She also became a courtesan to many of the nobles she entertained. She later converted to Monophysite Christianity and gave up her former lifestyle.

died: 548 AD Empress Theodora was one of the most influential and powerful women in the Early Middle Ages. She was the wife of Emperor Justinian I and joint ruler of the Byzantine Empire

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