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Justinian I

A Captivating Guide to Justinian the Great and How This Emperor Ruled the Roman Empire
Narrated by: Colin Fluxman
Length: 1 hr and 24 mins
Categories: History, Ancient

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If you want to discover the captivating life of Justinian I, then pay attention...

While the name Justinian may not be one that instantly strikes a chord with people, his life and his legacy continue to impact people all over the world to this day. It is very likely that as you read this, you are living your life in accordance with laws that came about as a result of Justinian’s rewriting of the old Roman codes.

Your religious life may have been impacted by the religious melting pot of the Byzantine Empire, and you may not even realize it. Perhaps, even some of the characters in the books you read, the movies you watch, and the games you play are actually taken from the lives of real people who lived in a very different world than ours, yet they have captured the imaginations of creative thinkers throughout the centuries.

In this audiobook, you'll discover the life of one of the most important emperors of the late Roman Empire and the things he accomplished.

In Justinian I: A Captivating Guide to Justinian the Great and How This Emperor Ruled the Roman Empire, you will discover chapters, such as:

  • Early Life
  • Empress Theodora
  • Rebellion, Riot, and Rebuilding
  • Corpus Juris Civilis
  • Expansion of the Empire
  • Religion
  • Life Under Justinian
  • The Decline of Justinian
  • Legacy
  • And much, much more!

So, if you want to learn more about Justinian I, scroll up and click the "buy now" button!

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  • Shawn Webster
  • 20-05-2020

quite comprehensive coverage

Justinian also made massive changes in Constantinople after the Nika revolution ended much of it. Justinian had homes,churches, and channels formed all across Eastern Europe because of his passion for building.

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  • 20-05-2020

even upper-echelon citizens

In the realm of design achievements, the stands as a singular achievement. Our family saw it a few years ago and were surprised with its charm and uniqueness

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  • 20-05-2020

organization and construction activities

After the fall of the Western Roman Empire, he ventured to reunite the Eastern Byzantine empire with the west as well as performing a set of laws that formed the base of other legal laws across Europe.

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  • Shannon Hunt
  • 20-05-2020

Theodora was a theatrical performer and a prostit

The story of Justinian would not be complete without a knowledge of his relationship with his wife Theodora. Justinian was born to workers in the 6th century, but he was taken under his back by his uncle who later became the ruler of the Byzantine Empire

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  • Constance Tucker
  • 20-05-2020

thought you knew about Justinian

recommend this audible for those who love History. Even if you thought you knew about Justinian I, I bet you still listen to something.

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  • 20-05-2020

Lasting impact

Justinian enforced Christianity as the state religion; cynics were struck and pagans and Jews were excluded their ideas.

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  • Dolores Wells
  • 19-05-2020

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She had many sure effects on the Byzantine Empire by influencing Justin's choices and resolutions.

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  • Vivian Moran
  • 19-05-2020

influential historical figure

he built the St. Wisdom Church in Sophia. Which is still spreading in Constantinople to this day. Theodora his wife, helped Justinian custom, she gave the word "Queen" a new meaning and listen to women their rights.

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  • Curtis Mcguire
  • 19-05-2020

listen this & be informed

And by his enterprise of the Justinian Code, along with office organization and plan activities that were built on a large scale, with many great details in new cities.

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  • Josh Baker
  • 19-05-2020

quite comprehensive coverage

But the answer to this is - He resurrected the Byzantine Empire through his military victory by conquering the majority of the western Mediterranean Sea, expanding the territory on the largest scale known to history.

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  • Bruce McFarlane
  • 20-05-2020

who has a lasting effect,

, so Justinian was both the ethical and civic leader of his realm. I was surprised to see that Justinian struck skeptics, even upper-echelon citizens who espoused heresy.

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  • 20-05-2020

continuing impacts, as well as social, religious

Justinian and Theodora looked to be evenly matched two because they each did much to change the lives of their citizens. In the Eastern Empire, the church and state are linked

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  • Adam Jackson
  • 19-05-2020

organization and construction activities

Theodora was a theatrical performer and a tart during her early life, having a little alternative to last. They were an unlikely couple but within a short time of meeting formed an intellectual as well as the emotional bond that leading to their marriage

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  • Jasvir Grewal
  • 19-05-2020

Justinian accomplished

Theodora his wife, helped Justinian rule, she gave the word "Queen" a new application and gave ladies their rights. She had many positive effects on the Byzantine Empire by swaying Justin's decisions and judgments.

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  • Brady Gerard
  • 19-05-2020

Highly recommend

I recommend this audible for those who love History. Even if you thought you knew about Justinian I, I bet you still learn something.

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  • Stephen Forbes
  • 19-05-2020

Recommend all Captivating History audible....

I've gotten rather enthralled in Captivating History audible of late. For anyone interested in quick listen, they are that. But they're also full of a lot of details without all you find in much longer History audible..

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  • Amelia Dodwell
  • 19-05-2020

captivating' look at an influential person

this audible was very short. listen and some things were omitted to show a need for knowledge and history for the time and area, that should have been brought to the listening to attention for its historical value.

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  • Joyce Cox
  • 19-05-2020

quite comprehensive coverage!!!!!!

he attempted to reunite the Eastern Byzantine empire with the west as well as creating a set of laws that formed the basis of other legal codes across Europe. Theodora was a theatrical performer and a prostitute during her early life

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  • Melanie Callan
  • 19-05-2020

More things to reading...

kinda like the old trite saying saving the best of last.. learning this & be informed of someone not as well known but just as important in accomplishments as many of the other emperors.

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  • Steven Boyd
  • 19-05-2020

Very Enlightened !!!

One of the least known names in a long line of Roman emperor. But, this man’s influence is still felt today..