The Nika riots or Nika revolt, was a revolt against Emperor Justinian I that took place over the course of a week in Constantinople in AD 532. It was the most ...
Apr 19, 2017 ... The Nika Revolt was a devastating riot that took place in early medieval Constantinople, in the Eastern Roman Empire.
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 Byzantine government, as all governments, became extremely bureaucratic and corrupt. The culture divided into what we would call a right and left wing.
NIKA REVOLT including. ... between their supporters are commonplace in the stadium, to cries of nika ('conquer') followed by the name of the favoured group.
The Nika Riot was the most violent revolt in the history of Constantinople until 532 AD.
Mar 2, 2012 ... The Nika Riots were the most widespread and serious disturbances ever to occur in Constantinople, a catastrophe exacerbated by the fact that ...
Nika revolt. PETER SARRIS. The Nika revolt (so-called after the cry of the mob – Nika! – “Conquer!”) was a major riot in. Constantinople that took place January ...
In the same year of 532, Justinian survived a revolt in Constantinople, stemming from the Nika riot, which initially threatened his life no less than his throne but, ...