Murder on the Nile

Jenny Cromwell “I did not murder anyone, and I also prove it.” So states the soldier Flavius Menas in a report of legal proceedings dated 558/9 CE from Aphrodito (modern Kom Ishgau). He stands accused of murdering two men: Victor and Herakleios.  The report records the testimony against Menas by people representing each of theContinue reading “Murder on the Nile”