from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Justinian I Originally Flavius Anicius Justinianus. A.D. 483-565. Byzantine emperor (527-565) who held the eastern frontier of his empire against the Persians and reconquered former Roman territories in Africa, Italy, and Spain.
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- n. 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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