Nika riots

The Nika riots (Greek: Στάσις τοῦ Νίκα Stásis toû Níka), or Nika revolt, took place over the course of a week in Const...

The Nika riot

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: Violent Uprising in Medieval Byzantium

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 - HistoryWorld

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 | Armstrong Economics

Nika Riots of January 13, 532AD. Justinian. The Byzantine government, as all governments, became extremely bureaucratic and corrupt. The culture divided into ...

Nika Riot in 532 - Istanbul - Turkey - Great Istanbul

The Nika Riot was the most violent revolt in the history of Constantinople until 532 AD.

On the Nika Revolt - Internet History Sourcebooks Project - Fordham ...

Medieval Sourcebook: Procopius: JUSTINIAN SUPPRESSES THE NIKA REVOLT, 532. [From History of the Wars, I]. At this time [January 1, 532] an insurrection ...

Blue versus Green: Rocking the Byzantine Empire | History ...

Mar 2, 2012 ... The Nika Riots were the most widespread and serious disturbances ... “The Nika Revolt: A Reappraisal,” in Journal of Hellenic Studies 117 ...

Nika Riots - Plato's Academy, a blog about everything Greek

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.

CLIO History Journal - Justinian and the nike riots and the nike riots

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 far ...

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Q: Who led the Nika revolt?
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Q: What might have happened if Justinian had not survived the Nika R...
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