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Daemon
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The Plague of Justinian

The Plague of Justinian was a pandemic that afflicted the Byzantine Empire during and after the rule of Emperor Justinian I, who himself contracted the disease. The most commonly accepted cause of the pandemic is the bubonic plague, which is infamous for its role in the so-called Black Death of the 14th century. It is estimated that the Plague of Justinian wiped out what percentage of Constantinople's population at the time? More...
ChristopherJohnson
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This idiot doomed Italy to be the failed state for centuries by expelling Ostrogoths. With Gothic rule the country had the chance to succeed on the historical and political arena. Compare Spain, where the first kings were Vizigoths.
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The Plague of Justinian was a pandemic that afflicted the Byzantine Empire during and after the rule of Emperor Justinian I, who himself contracted the disease.
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Fifty percent died.
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