Deadly Moments in History - The Nika Riots

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We relive the deadly Nika Riots which brought the Emperor Justinian to his knees and resulted in the death of 30,000 civilians. In our journey we will explore the history of chariot racing, the undercurrents of dissent, and the blow by blow unfolding of the riot.

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Documentary Credits:
Research: Invicta and Luas McCahill
Script: Invicta
Artwork: Robbie McSweeney
Editing: Invicta
Music: Total War Soundtrack, Dreamnote, Recognition

Literary Sources
-History of the Wars, I by Procopius
-Empress Theodora by J. A. S. Evans
-Justinian: The Last Roman Emperor by G. P. Baker