Byzantian couple that rebuilt Constantinople

I.Justinian and Queen Theodora

East Roman Empire’s capital Constantinople (New Rome) was rebuilt by Emperor I.Justinian and Queen Theodora. Emperor I.Justinian became an emperor and he rebuilt Constantinople siloutte. He stopped the Nika uprising and he had the Hagia Sophia built. It was the third and the last Hagia Sophia. Many cisterns were added to New Rome city. He had the city richened.

Queen Theodora was a very important figure for Byzantines because she contributed Constantinople with her character. She helped her husband to develop and to shape the capital. She was the consultant of her husband. Woman rights were on her agenda. She shaped the codes on social life.

Thus they had a great reputation in history.

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