The figure represented here is the Emperor Justinian II in A.D. 711. Justinian II (669–711) was last reigning Byzantine emperor

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The figure represented here is the Emperor Justinian II in A.D. 711. Justinian II (669–711) was the last reigning Byzantine emperor. He abolished the office of consul. The Byzantine Empire was based in Constantinople (present-day Istanbul in Turkey). The illustration dates to 1882.