A decade after the fallen of the Western half of Roman Empire to the barbarian around 476 AD, Justinian was born.
He was not originally an heir to the empire, but his uncle who quite had the position, Justin, saw potential and took him to the Constantinople to study. After the death of Emperor Anastasius, his uncle was appointed as the next emperor for the remaining part of Roman Empire, Byzantine Empire.
Justinian became the co-emperor. Click the next ARROW to see the next Photo!