Nika Revolt - 562 Words
A Long-time Anticipated Revolt Changes the Emperor’s Attitude towards Success
Last week, the week of January 10, two murderers, a Blue and a Green, connected with the riots after the 531 chariot race escaped their imprisonment and took refuge in a sanctuary of a church surrounded by an angry mob. The emperor, Justinian, caught wind of this and was nervous for he was in the midst of negotiating with the Persians over peace in the east, there was enormous resentment over high taxes, and he now...
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