Theodra and Justinian 1 got married.Justinian, wife Theodora served as co-rulers of empire. Because theodra
Share| World Cities Discover in a free daily email today's famous history and birthdays Enjoy the Famous Daily Blues and Greens: 532 The chariot races in the Hippodrome are the centre of popular culture in Constantinople, and the teams of charioteers - identified by their colours as the Blues and the Greens - inspire fanatical enthusiasm. Fights between their supporters are commonplace in the stadium, to cries of nika ('conquer') followed by the name of the favoured group
Theodra lead the army because she was more powerful
The Greens represented Monophysitism and the lower classes; the Blues, orthodoxy and the upper classes. In 532 the two factions joined in the Nika revolt against Emperor Justinian I and Empress Theodora.