Constantinople

Nika Riots Editorial

The Nika Riots: When Hooligans Nearly Razed The Biggest City On Earth

If you think sports fans today are crazy, then you haven't heard of the Nika Riots, when sports fans nearly tore Constantinople to the ground.
March 23, 2021 Jamie Hayes
Empress Theodora Facts

29 Eye-Opening Facts About Empress Theodora, The Golden Queen

When Justinian encouraged Empress Theodora to flee the palace with him during the Nika riots, her reply was utterly chilling.
August 1, 2019 Kyle Climans


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