• 500


  • 525

    when she was married sheTheodora proved herself a worthy and able leader during the Nika riots. There were two rival political factions in the Empire, the Blues and the Greens, which started a riot stemming from many grievances in January 532, during a ch

  • 532

    During the Nika Riot (532) her vigorous encouragement prevented JustinianI from fleeing the capital.

  • was the celebrated wife of the Byzantine emperor JustinianI

  • Theodora died of an unspecified cancer on 28 June 548 before the age of 50, 17 years before JustinianI