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    • The Secret History

    • By: Procopius
    • Narrated by: James Cameron Stewart
    • Length: 5 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Secret History, written by the sixth-century Byzantine historian Procopius, is one of the most extraordinary and scandalous documents to have survived from the early Byzantine period. Procopius, the leading official historian of his time, lived during the testing and indulgent time of Emperor Justinian the Great and wrote the official records of the successful wars and the grand building projects of his ruler. These were words of aggrandisement. But covertly, Procopius kept a very different record....

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    • A Ringing Condemnation of the Emperor Justinian and Empress Theodora

    • By Charles Grey on 02-28-18

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