The Emperor Justinian Reconquered Western Rome

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The Emperor Justinian reconquered western rome from the barbarians.The areas Justinian reconquered Western Rome are Italy, South Spain, and North Africa. He took Rome back for Ostrogoths.Emperor Justinian ordered to compile and simplify Roman laws are Greek and Latin scholars, Codex Justinian/Justinian Code. The Code become a influence by Byzantine law, influenced civil law later in Europe(property and family issues).Justinian during his massive building project in Constantinople fortified harbor walls, and rebuilt the Hagia Sofia. Theodora was born in poverty and her father was a bear trainer.Theodora grow up as a circus actress.Theodora caught Justinian’s eye and married him in 525.Theodora’s influence during Justinian’s

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