ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY.

ON THIS DAY in 538, Justinian’s general Belisarius finally returned the city of Rome to the direct control of the Roman Empire after 62 years in barbarian hands, and the citizens of Rome learned by intimate experience the truth of that old saying, “Be careful what you wish for.”

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