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 ...
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a popular uprising that took place in Constantinople, the capital of Byzantium, on Jan. 11–17, 532. It received its name from the slogan and password of the ...
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The Byzantine government, as all governments, became extremely bureaucratic and corrupt. The culture divided into what we would call a right and left wing.
Medieval Sourcebook: Procopius: JUSTINIAN SUPPRESSES THE