Information about reign: Φλάβιος Ἰουστίνος ὁ νεώτερος / Flavius Iustinus Iunior Augustus (Emperor Justin II)
|Country||Eastern Roman Empire (Byzantine Empire)|
|From||15 November 565|
|To||7 December 574|
|Personal Information||Emperor Justin II of the Eastern Roman Empire (520 - 578)|
Justin II (Latin: Flavius Iustinus Iunior Augustus; Ancient Greek: Φλάβιος Ἰουστίνος ὁ νεώτερος) was Eastern Roman Emperor from 565 to 574. He was the husband of Sophia, nephew of Justinian I and the Empress Theodora, and was therefore a member of the Justinian Dynasty. His reign is marked by war with Sasanian Iran and the loss of the greater part of Italy. He presented the Cross of Justin II to Saint Peter's, Rome.