Justinian ascends to the Imperial throne – The “Sedition of Nika”

The Emperor Anastasius died in 518 A.D. at the ripe age of eighty-eight, and his sceptre passed to Justinus, the commander of his body-guard, whom Senate and army alike hailed as most worthy to succeed the good old man. Continue reading “Justinian ascends to the Imperial throne – The “Sedition of Nika””

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