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