What Are Justinian's Achievements

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One of the most significant and memorable emperors in Byzantine history was Justinian I. During his reign from 527 to 565 C.E., Justinian 's main goal was to reconquer the area lost when the Western Roman empire fell. Significantly, his desire was to restore the empire’s Roman heritage as did many other eastern emperors. With the aid of a great general, Belisarius, areas in north Africa and Italy were under Justinian 's control temporarily. In addition, the army under Justinian was able to secure the borders and stave off attacks from the Sassanian Empire in Persia. Furthermore, Justinian’s military exploits weakened the empire, but came into contact with different nomadic groups like the Slavic. His most notable achievements were his law
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