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{April 7, 2011}   How The Great General Belisarius was Hoodwinked by his Wife

Procopius of Caesarea (c.490/507- c.560) was a writer and a counsel to the great general, Belisarius, who he fought for on many military campaigns. He wrote several official histories from the time of Emperor Justinian and a ‘Secret History’, (which remained unpublished until after his death), in which he was critical of the Emperor, his wife Theodora and the nobility. He starts the work with a blistering attack on the wife of General Belisarius;

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