Emperor Justinian Timeline

Events

Justinian was born in Tauresium

482 CE

Uncle was Roman Emperor and adopted Justinian

518 AD

Justinian marries Theodora. She was poor and a courtesan. When the Blues and Greens untied in Constantinople , Justinian wanted to flee but Theodora influenced him to stay and save his empire

525

Justinian became Byzantine Emperor

527 - 565

On April 4th His uncle made Justinian his co-emperor

527

They burned Hagia Sophia, "church of wisdom" during the Niko Revolt

532