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Published by BiblioBazaar .
Written in English

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  • Religion / General

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages140
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11976517M
ISBN 10143462708X
ISBN 109781434627087

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Procopius wrote a book. Once the official court historian of the emperor and an important member of the Byzantine Imperial court, Procopius wrote the History of the Wars of Justinian and worked on his great chronicles for decades/5. The Secret History of the Court of Justinian by Procopius Its easy to link to paragraphs in the Full Text Archive If this page contains some material that you want to link to but you don't want your visitors to have to scroll down the whole page just hover your mouse over the relevent paragraph and click the bookmark icon that appears to the left of it.   And no historian was better placed to report on the lives of Justinian, Theodora, and Belisarius of the eastern Roman Empire than was Procopius, who produced eight volumes on the history of one of the greatest, most renowned Byzantine emperors - Justinian I. In his Secret History, Procopius not only casts aside 3/5(3). 9 rows    Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. The .

THE SECRET HISTORY OF THE COURT OF JUSTINIAN ( CE) By Procopius of Caesarea PREFACE Procopius, the most important of the Byzantine historians, was born at Caesarea in Palestine towards the beginning of the sixth century of the Christian era. After having for some time practised as aFile Size: KB.   The Secret History covers roughly the same years as the first seven books of the History of Justinian's Wars and appears to have been written after they were published. Current consensus generally dates it to or , or maybe even as late as /5(9). Procopius [c/cs] is the most important source for information about the reign of the emperor Justinian. He wrote a number of official histories, including the Buildings and On the also left a "Secret History" [Anecdota] which was a massive attack on the character of Justinian and his wife are so vitriolic, not to say pornographic, that for some time.   He accompanied the Byzantine general Belisarius in the wars of the Emperor Justinian I, enabling him to write "The Wars of Justinian" from a first-hand perspective. The celebrated "Secret History of the Court of Justinian" was discovered in the library of the Vatican in , and published to tremendous : Procopius.

The Secret History of the Court of Justinian by Procopius Part 2 out of 3. I have described in the previous books of my history; but, as I have said at the beginning of this story, I was here obliged to explain the secret from others those things which were done . The Secret History covers roughly the same years as the first seven books of the History of Justinian's Wars and appears to have been written after they were published. Current consensus generally dates it to or , possibly as late as   The celebrated "Secret History of the Court of Justinian" was discovered in the library of the Vatican in , and published to tremendous interest. It reveals Procopius as a man deeply disillusioned with the Emperor Justinian and his wife the Empress Theodora/5(11). The Secret History of the Court of Justinian summary and study guide are also available on the mobile version of the website. So get hooked on and start relishing the The Secret History of the Court of Justinian overview and detailed summary.