Justin I

Emperor of the Byzantine Empire from 518 to 527
English: Justin I (Latin: Flavius Iustinus Augustus, Ancient Greek: Ἰουστίνος; 2 February 450 – 1 August 527) was Eastern Roman Emperor from 518 to 527 who rose through the ranks of the army of the Byzantine Empire and ultimately became its emperor, in spite of the fact he was illiterate and almost 70 years old at the time of accession.

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