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.

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.

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

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

St. Catherines Monastery in South Sinai, Egypt-The oldest continually operated library in the world, St. Catherines Monastery has been around since it was first built by the order of Byzantine Emperor Justinian I, sometime around 564 AD. It currently holds over 3,000 religious and educational manuscripts and approximately 8,000 printed books, including first editions of Homer and Plato.

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St. Catherines Monastery in South Sinai, Egypt-The oldest continually operated library in the world, St. Catherines Monastery has been around since it was first built by the order of Byzantine Emperor Justinian I, sometime around 564 AD. It currently holds over 3,000 religious and educational manuscripts and approximately 8,000 printed books, including first editions of Homer and Plato.

Basilica of San Vitale in Ravenna.The church was begun in 527, when Ravenna was under the rule of the Ostrogoths, and completed in 548 during the Byzantine Exarchate. The church is of extreme importance in Byzantine art, as it is the only major church from the period of the Emperor Justinian I to survive virtually intact to the present day. Furthermore, it is thought to reflect the design of the Imperial Palace Audience Chamber at Costantinople, of which nothing at all survives.

Basilica of San Vitale in Ravenna.The church was begun in 527, when Ravenna was under the rule of the Ostrogoths, and completed in 548 during the Byzantine Exarchate. The church is of extreme importance in Byzantine art, as it is the only major church from the period of the Emperor Justinian I to survive virtually intact to the present day. Furthermore, it is thought to reflect the design of the Imperial Palace Audience Chamber at Costantinople, of which nothing at all survives.

built in the 6th century during the reign of Byzantine Emperor Justinian I, The Basilica Cistern is the largest of several hundred ancient cisterns that lie beneath the city of Istanbul, istanbul.

built in the 6th century during the reign of Byzantine Emperor Justinian I, The Basilica Cistern is the largest of several hundred ancient cisterns that lie beneath the city of Istanbul, istanbul.

The Basilica Cistern has been providing Istanbul residents with water since the sixth century when it was ordered built by the Roman Emperor Justinian I.

The Basilica Cistern has been providing Istanbul residents with water since the sixth century when it was ordered built by the Roman Emperor Justinian I.

Istanbul - Turkey- Istanbul Underground -by Emanuele Del Bufalo- This is the Basilica Cistern, the largest of several hundred ancient cisterns that lie beneath the city of Istanbul. The cistern, located 150 m southwest of the Hagia Sophia on the historical peninsula of Sarayburnu, was built in the 6th century during the reign of Byzantine Emperor Justinian I.

Istanbul - Turkey- Istanbul Underground -by Emanuele Del Bufalo- This is the Basilica Cistern, the largest of several hundred ancient cisterns that lie beneath the city of Istanbul. The cistern, located 150 m southwest of the Hagia Sophia on the historical peninsula of Sarayburnu, was built in the 6th century during the reign of Byzantine Emperor Justinian I.

Basilica Cistern: The cistern, located 500 feet southwest of the Hagia Sophia on the historical peninsula of Sarayburnu, was built in the 6th century during the reign of Byzantine Emperor Justinian I.

Basilica Cistern: The cistern, located 500 feet southwest of the Hagia Sophia on the historical peninsula of Sarayburnu, was built in the 6th century during the reign of Byzantine Emperor Justinian I.

Hagia Irene or Hagia Eirene ( , "Holy Peace", Aya rini), the first Christian Roman Basilica built in Constantinople by Emperor Constantine. Rebuilt by Emperor Justinian I had the church restored in 548 and dedicated to his wife Now just inside the walls of the Topkapi Palace with the 19th century historic Ottoman houses of Soukçeme Soka in the foreground , Istanbul Turkey

Hagia Irene or Hagia Eirene ( , "Holy Peace", Aya rini), the first Christian Roman Basilica built in Constantinople by Emperor Constantine. Rebuilt by Emperor Justinian I had the church restored in 548 and dedicated to his wife Now just inside the walls of the Topkapi Palace with the 19th century historic Ottoman houses of Soukçeme Soka in the foreground , Istanbul Turkey

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