Justinian-Tatyana Morales


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  • Justinian became consul in 521 CE and therefore the commander of the Eastern Army.
  • I need you two to command an army to restore the Empire.
  • Justinian needs Narsus and Berzelius to command an army in order to restore the Roman Empire.
  • Justinian had many churches, bridges, and dams built throughout the empire.
  • During, Justinian's reign, Justinian acted as a close confident and adviser; he became consul in 521 CE and there after commander of the Eastern army. In 525 CE he married Theodora a woman from a poor background and possibly a courtesan. Justinian's center in the military, however, in the East. The Iberian War was fought against that Sassanian Empire over control of the kingdom of Iberia in the Caucasus mountains. After several battles, a truce was assigned upon the death of the Sassanian Shah kavadh I and the accession of his son khosroes I.
  • When Justin died in 527, Justinian became the new emperor. He was a hard working emperor who was known for surrounding himself with talented people. Another name for the Byzantine Empire is the Eastern Empire. It was Justinian's dream to restore the Roman Empire to its former glory. He sent out his armies that were commanded by his two generals, Narsus and Berzelius. Much of the Eastern Roman Empire including Italy and the city of Rome had been successfully regained the land that was lost because of thecollapse of the Western Roman Empire.
  • Justinian had a passion for the arts and religion. Under his reign arts such as poetry and literature flourished. He had a strong belief in Christianity and wrote laws to protect the church and to suppress paganism. He had churches, bridges, and dams built all throughout the empire. Justinian had died in 565 after ruling for almost 40 years. He left no children so his nephew Justin II became emperor.
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