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 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.
Byzantine Gold Solidus Carthage Coin of Emperor Justinian I the Great, 527 AD | From a unique collection of antique and modern historical memorabilia at https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/more-furniture-collectibles/historical-memorabilia/
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…
The Sangarius Bridge or Bridge of Justinian (Turkish: Justinianos Köprüsü or Beşköprü) is a late Roman bridge over the river Sakarya (Latin: Sangarius) in Anatolia, in modern-day Turkey. It was built by the East Roman Emperor Justinian I (527-565 AD) to improve communications between the capital Constantinople and the eastern provinces of his empire. With a remarkable length of 430 m, the bridge was mentioned by several contemporary writers, and has been associated with a supposed project,
Emperor Justinian is shown dressed in a royal purple chlamys and jeweled stemma. He raises his hands in offering as he holds a gold paten, displaying his patterned tablion, a supplemental textile bearing a repeat pattern and most likely produced on a drawloom. He surrounds himself by the more austerely dressed bishops and by his top general, Belisarius. Soldiers at the edge of the frame reinforce the emperor's military successes and his position as commander. 547AD