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Unformatted text preview: -Ostrogothic Kingdom of Italy conquered, with difficulty, between 535-555-bitch to conquer Italy, they didnt want to be conquered-Theodora-born ca. 497 (end of 5 th century)-Procopios of Caesarea-secret history-wars- 3 volume book, detailed account of justinains wars (agains Persians, vandals, and ostrogoths)-was main generals of conquests of Italy- buildings- describing all the things justian built and how great he was.-Procopio says:-daughter of the green fraction bear-keeper-Nika Riots-532 an increase resentment of Justinians taxation-protestors filled hippodrome- Theodora argued against flight-Justinian ordered Belisarius to attack protestors and kills all of them-Aristocratic resentment of Justinians marriage to a whore-all of Justinians advisors and officers were self-made men...
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