Massacre of Thessalonica

Massacre of Thessalonica

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Massacre of Thessalonica was a retaliatory action by the Roman Emperor Theodosius I in 390 against the inhabitants of Thessalonica, who had risen in revolt. In April 390, Butheric, the Roman military commander in command of Illyricum (which included Thessalonica), had a popular charioteer arrested for a sexual offence. The populace demanded the charioteer's release and, as Butheric refused, a general mutiny ensued which cost Butheric and several other Roman authorities their lives.show more

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  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 11mm | 290g
  • Cel Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135783858
  • 9786135783858