Justinian's Flea: Plague, Empire, and the Birth of Europe

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: William Rosen

Narrated By: Barrett Whitener

Publisher: Tantor Media

Date: May 2007

Duration: 11 hours 54 minutes


In Justinian's Flea, William Rosen tells the story of history's first pandemic---a plague seven centuries before the Black Death that killed tens of millions, devastated the empires of Persia and Rome, left a path of victims from Ireland to Iraq, and opened the way for the armies of Islam.