The Nika riots (Greek: Στάσις τοῦ Νίκα Stásis toû Níka), or Nika revolt, took place
over the course of a week in Const...
In the fifth century AD, as the expense of festivals and spectacles increased, the
circus factions began to take responsibility, not only for the races, but for other ...
The Nika Revolt was a devastating riot that took place in early medieval
Constantinople, in the Eastern Roman Empire. It threatened the life and reign of ...
NIKA REVOLT including. ... between their supporters are commonplace in the
stadium, to cries of nika ('conquer') followed by the name of the favoured group.
Nika Riots of January 13, 532AD. Justinian. The Byzantine government, as all
governments, became extremely bureaucratic and corrupt. The culture divided
The Nika Riot was the most violent revolt in the history of Constantinople until
Medieval Sourcebook: Procopius: JUSTINIAN SUPPRESSES THE NIKA
REVOLT, 532. [From History of the Wars, I]. At this time [January 1, 532] an
Mar 2, 2012 ... The Nika Riots were the most widespread and serious disturbances ... “The Nika
Revolt: A Reappraisal,” in Journal of Hellenic Studies 117 ...
Aug 12, 2011 ... The Nika riots was one of the deadliest riots in human history as tens of
thousands of people died and half the city was burned or destroyed.
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It was no surprise that a revolt would begin at the legendary hippodrome of
Constantinople, as the influence and power of its Green and Blue factions went