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date: 09 August 2020

Justinian (Flavius Petrus Sabbatius Iustinianus), 

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The Oxford Classical Dictionary
Author(s):
L. Michael WhitbyL. Michael Whitby

eastern Roman emperor ad 527–65. He was born c.482 at Tauresium, near Bederiana in *Thrace, a place subsequently graced with the city of Justiniana Prima (mod. Caricin Grad). His father Sabbatius married a sister of the future emperor Justin, who adopted his nephew. Under Anastasius he joined the ... ...

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