The first five years of Justinian’s reign (527-532) are so incident-filled that it will take us a few episodes to get through them.
In part two we stay on the Eastern front as the Persians counterattack. King Kavadh then passes away allowing a peace deal to be reached. We then move to the Danube to see how Imperial troops were coping with the raids of the Bulgars and Slavs. Then we move onto more Christian diplomacy from Justinian and update on how the Vandal and Gothic leadership are responding to the Empire’s military success.
For the Persian view on the Byzantine era go to Sasanika an online resource book for Sassanian history.
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