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Justinian

(485–565) ruler of eastern empire; codified Roman law. [Rom. Hist.: EB, 10: 362–365]
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"Given that it was part of Justinian's Hagia Sophia, it must have been where that emperor was intended to stand -- and presumably stood -- during a religious ceremony."
Once completed, footpaths above the two subway stations where the main discoveries were made - Eleftherios Venizelos, named after the Greek statesman, and Hagia Sophia, the iconic cathedral built by Justinian - will give a broad view of the heart of the ancient city's trade district.
(10) In April 2010, a deal was reached between DPAG and Justinian Capital SPC (Justinian) that stipulated DPAG would assign the notes to Justinian in exchange for capital and specific proceeds related to subsequent litigation; days later Justinian brought the claim against WestLB.
In the church of San Vitale there is a mosaic of Justinian and his court: the likeness between Theoderic and Justinian is striking, even down to the imperial diadem.
While the Western Roman Empire disintegrated, the eastern empire reached its peak under Justinian I (A.D.
29 ( ANI ): A team of scientists has discovered that two of the world's most devastating pandemics - the plague of Justinian and the Black Death, each responsible for killing as many as half the people in Europe - were caused by distinct strains of the same pathogen.
Ranging down through the halls of history from Homer and Hesiod, to Sophocles, Plato, and Aristotle, to Philon of Larissa and Cicero of Rome, to Josephus, Plutarch and Justinian, to Dante Aligheiri, William of Ockham, and Petrarch, to Leonardo Da Vinci, Martin Luther, and Copernicus, to Queen Elizabeth, William Shakespeare, and Locke, and so many more, we are treated to a wealth of historical personalities, their lives, accomplishments and influences.
Justinian Caire and Santa Cruz Island: The Rise and Fall of a California Dynasty.
Built in the 6th Century by order of the Byzantine Emperor Justinian I, it is said to be close to the spot where Moses saw the burning bush.
Emperor Justinian (527-565) sought friendship with the Monophysites by rejecting the Antiochene theology.
Roman Emperor Justinian in his famous Code declared Hellenism an unclean and abominable heresy abhorred by God.