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Aemilia, district in northern Italy, on the right of the Po, V. xv. 30

Aeneas, son of Anchises, meets Diomedes at Beneventus and receives from him the Palladium, V. xv. 9

Aeschmanus, a Massagete, bodyguard of Belisarius, V. xvi. 1

Aetolia, a Roman fleet winters there, V. xxiv. 20

Africa, mentioned in the oracle regarding Mundus, V. vii. 6, 7

Alamani, barbarian people of Gaul, V. xii. 11

Alani, a Gothic nation, V. i. 3

Alaric, leader of the Visigoths, V. i. 3; deposited plunder of Rome in Carcasiana, V. xii. 41

Alaric the Younger, ruler of the Visigoths; betrothed to Theodichusa, daughter of Theoderic, V. xii. 22; attacked by the Franks, V. xii. 33; appeals to Theoderic, V. xii. 34; meets the Franks in battle and is slain, V. xii. 35-40; father of Giselic, V. xii. 43

Alba, town in Picenum, VI. vii. 25

Albani, a people north of Liguria, V. xv. 29

Albani, town near Rome, V. vi. 7; occupied by Gontharis, VI. iv. 8, vii. 20, 23

Albanum, VI. vii. 23, see Albani

Albilas, Gothic commander of Urviventus, VI. xi. 1

Albis, a Goth sent as envoy to Belisarius, V. xx. 7

Alexander, Roman senator, envoy of Justinian, V. iii. 13, vi. 26; meets Amalasuntha in Ravenna, V. iii. 16; his report, V. iii. 29; brother of Athanasius, V. vi. 26

Alexander, commander of cavalry, VI. v. 1

Aluith, Erulian commander, VI. xiii. 18

Alps, form boundary between Gaul and Liguria, V. xii. 4, 20; distance from Milan, VI. vii. 37, 38; definition of the word "alps," V. xii. 3, 4.

Amalaberga, daughter of Amalafrida, betrothed to Hermenefridus, V. xii. 22; sister of Theodatus, V. xiii. 2

Amalafrida, sister of Theoderic and mother of Theodatus, V. iii. 1; mother of Amalaberga, V. xii. 22

Amalaric, grandson of Theoderic and son of Theodichusa, V. xii. 43, 46; becomes king of the Visigoths, with Theoderic as regent, V. xii. 46; marries the daughter of the Frankish king, and divides Gaul with the Goths and his cousin Atalaric, V. xiii. 4; receives back the treasures of Carcasiana, V. xiii. 6; gives offence to Theudibert by his treatment of his wife, V. xiii. 9, 10; defeated by him in battle and slain, V. xiii. 11

Amalasuntha, daughter of Theoderic, V. ii. 23, xxiv. 25; mother of Atalaric, V. ii. 1; acts as regent for him, V. ii. 3; her plan for his education frustrated by the Goths, V. ii. 6 ff.; allows him to be trained according to the ideas of the Goths, V. ii. 18 ff.; her conflict with the Gothic nobles, V. ii. 20-22; sends a ship to Epidamnus, V. ii. 26 ff., iii. 14; later recalls it, V. ii. 29; her concern at the failing health of Atalaric, V. iii. 10, 11; plans to hand over Italy to Justinian, V. iii. 12; accused by Justinian, V. iii. 15-18; meets Alexander in Ravenna, V. iii. 16; receives Justinian's letter, V. iii. 16-18; her reply, V. iii. 19-27; sends envoys agreeing to hand over all Italy to Justinian, V. iii. 28, 29; hears accusations against Theodatus, V. iv. 1; compels him to make restitution, V. iv. 2; attempts to gain his support, V. iv. 4 ff.; deceived by him, V. iv. 10; imprisoned, V. iv. 13-15; compelled by him to write Justinian, V. iv. 16; the envoy Peter sent to treat with her, V. iv. 18; championed by Justinian, V. iv. 22; her death, V. iv. 25-27, 31; her death foreshadowed by the crumbling of a mosaic in Naples, V. xxiv. 25; her noble qualities, V. iv. 29; her ability and justice as a ruler, V. ii. 3-5; mother of Matasuntha, V. xi. 27

Anastasius, Roman Emperor, VI. xiv. 10; makes alliance with the Eruli, VI. xiv. 28, 32

Anchises, father of Aeneas, V. xv. 9

Ancon, fortress on the Ionian Gulf, VI. xi. 4, 21; its strong position, VI. xiii. 6; taken by Belisarius, VI. xi. 5; attacked by the Goths, VI. xiii. 5 ff.; port of Auximus, VI. xiii. 7; distance from Ariminum, VI. xi. 4; and from Auximus, VI. xiii. 7

Antae, a people settled near the Ister River; serve in the Roman army, V. xxvii. 2

Anthium, used as a harbour by the Romans, V. xxvi. 17; distance from Ostia, ibid.

Antiochus, a Syrian, resident in Naples, favours the Roman party, V. viii. 21

Antonina, wife of Belisarius, V. xviii. 43; departs for Naples, VI. iv. 6; arriving in Taracina, proceeds to Campania, VI. iv. 14, where she assists Procopius, VI. iv. 20; assists in shipping provisions from Ostia to Rome, VI. vii. 4 ff.; mother of Photius, V. v. 5, xviii. 18; mother-in-law of Ildiger, VI. vii. 15

Aordus, an Erulian, brother of Datius, VI. xv. 29

Appian Way, built by Appius, V. xiv. 6; description of the road, V. xiv. 6-11; travelled by refugees from Rome, V. xxv. 4; Gothic camp near it, VI. iii. 3, iv. 3, 17

Appius, Roman consul, builder of the Appian Way, V. xiv. 6-9

Apulians, a people of Southern Italy, V. xv. 21; voluntarily submit to Belisarius, V. xv. 3

Aquileia, city in northern Italy, V. i. 22

Aquilinus, bodyguard of Belisarius; performs a remarkable feat, VI. v. 18, 19

Aratius, commander of Armenians, who had deserted from the Persians, VI. xiii. 17; joins Belisarius in Italy with an army, ibid.

Arborychi, barbarians in Gaul, formerly subject to the Romans, V. xii. 9; become Roman soldiers, V. xii. 13; absorbed by the Germans, V. xii. 13-15; receive land from Roman soldiers, V. xii. 17

Ares, worshipped by the inhabitants of Thule, VI. xv. 25

Argos, Diomedes repulsed thence, V. xv. 8

Arians, their views not held by the Franks, V. v. 9; not trusted by Roman soldiers in Gaul, V. xii. 17; Arian heresy espoused by Amalaric, V. xiii. 10

Ariminum, city of northern Italy, occupied by John, VI. x. 5 ff.; abandoned by the Goths, VI. x. 6; besieged by Vittigis, VI. xi. 3, xii. 1 ff.; Ildiger and Martinus sent thither, VI. xi. 4, 21; distance from Ravenna, VI. x. 5; from Ancon, VI. xi. 4

Armenians, Narses an Armenian, VI. xiii. 17

Artasires, a Persian, bodyguard of Belisarius, VI. ii. 10

Arzes, bodyguard of Belisarius; his remarkable wound, VI. ii. 16-18; treatment of his wound, VI. ii. 25-29; of the household of Belisarius, VI. ii. 25

Asclepiodotus, of Naples, a trained speaker; with Pastor opposes the plan to surrender the city, V. viii. 22 ff.; they address the Neapolitans, V. viii. 29-40; bring forward the Jews, V. viii. 41; his effrontery after the capture of the city, V. x. 39, 43-45; bitterly accused by Stephanus, V. x. 40-42; killed by a mob, V. x. 46

Asia, the continent adjoining Libya, V. xii. 1

Asinarian Gate, in Rome, V. xiv. 14

Asinarius, Gothic commander in Dalmatia, V. vii. 1, xvi. 8; gathers an army among the Suevi, V. xvi. 12, 14; joins Uligisalus and proceeds to Salones, V. xvi. 15, 16

Assyrians, V. xxiv. 36

Atalaric, grandson of Theoderic; succeeds him as king of the Goths, V. ii. 1; reared by his mother Amalasuntha, ibid.; who attempts to educate him, V. ii. 6 ff.; corrupted by the Goths, V. ii. 19 ff.; receives the envoy Alexander, V. vi. 26; divides Gaul with his cousin Amalaric, V. xiii. 4, 5; returns the treasures of Carcasiana to him, V. xiii. 6; attacked by a wasting disease, V. iii. 10, iv. 5; his death, V. iv. 4, 19; his quaestor Fidelius, V. xiv. 5; his death foreshadowed by the crumbling of a mosaic in Naples, V. xxiv. 24

Athanasius, brother of Alexander, V. vi. 26; envoy of Justinian, V. vi. 25, vii. 24

Athena, her statue stolen from Troy, V. xv. 9; given to Aeneas, V. xv. 10; different views as to the existence of the statue in the time of Procopius, V. xv. 11-14; a copy of it in the temple of Fortune in Rome, V. xv. 11; Greek statues of, V. xv. 13

Athenodorus, an Isaurian, bodyguard of Belisarius, V. xxix. 20, 21

Attila, leader of the Huns, V. i. 3

Augustulus, name given to Augustus, Emperor of the West, V. i. 2; dethroned by Odoacer, V. i. 7, VI. vi. 16

Augustus, first emperor of the Romans; allowed the Thuringians to settle in Gaul, V. xii. 10; builder of a great bridge over the Narnus, V. xvii. 11

Augustus, see Augustulus

Aulon, city on the Ionian Gulf, V. iv. 21

Aurelian Gate, in Rome, called also the Gate of Peter, V. xix. 4, xxviii. 15; near the Tomb of Hadrian, V. xxii. 12

Auximus, city in Picenum; its strong position, VI. x. 3; strongly garrisoned by the Goths, VI. xi. 2; metropolis of Picenum, ibid.; distance from its port Ancon, VI. xiii. 7

Balan, barbarian name for a white-faced horse, V. xviii. 6, 7

Ballista, description of, V. xxi. 14-18; could shoot only straight out, V. xxii. 21

Belisarius, his victory over the Vandals, V. v. 1; sent by sea against the Goths, V. v. 2; commander-in-chief of the army, V. v. 4; sent first to Sicily, V. v. 6, 7, xiii. 14; takes Catana and the other cities of Sicily, except Panormus, by surrender, V. v. 12; takes Panormus, V. v. 12-16; enjoys great fame, V. v. 17 ff.; lays down the consulship in Syracuse, V. v. 18, 19; given power to make settlement with Theodatus, V. vi. 25, 26, 27; ordered to hasten to Italy, crosses from Sicily, V. vii. 27, viii. 1; Ebrimous comes over to him as a deserter, V. viii. 3; reaching Naples, attempts to bring about its surrender, V. viii. 5 ff.; failing in this, begins a siege, V. viii. 42; does not succeed in storming the walls, V. viii. 43; cuts the aqueduct, V. viii. 45, ix. 12; despairs of success in the siege, V. ix. 8, 10; learns of the possibility of entering Naples by the aqueduct, V. ix. 10 ff.; makes necessary preparations for the enterprise, V. ix. 18-21; makes final effort to persuade the Neapolitans to surrender, V. ix. 22 ff.; carries out the plan of entering the city by the aqueduct, V. x. 1 ff.; captures the city, V. x. 21 ff.; addresses the army, V. x. 29-34; guards the Gothic prisoners from harm, V. x. 37; addressed by Asclepiodotus, V. x. 39 ff.; forgives the Neapolitans for killing him, V. x. 48; prepares to march on Rome, leaving a garrison in Naples, V. xiv. 1, 4; garrisons Cumae, V. xiv. 2; invited to Rome by the citizens, V. xiv. 5; enters Rome, V. xiv. 14; sends Leuderis and the keys of Rome to Justinian, V. xiv. 15; repairs and improves the defences of the city, ibid.; prepares for a siege in spite of the complaints of the citizens, V. xiv. 16, 17; places ballistae and "wild asses" on the wall, V. xxi. 14, 18; guards the gates with "wolves," V. xxi. 19; smallness of his army in Rome, V. xxii. 17, xxiv. 2; receives the submission of part of Samnium, Calabria, and Apulia, V. xv. 1-3; in control of all southern Italy, V. xv. 15; sends troops to occupy many strongholds north of Rome, V. xvi. 1 ff.; Vittigis fearful that he would not catch him in Rome, V. xvi. 20, 21, xvii. 8; recalls some of his troops from Tuscany, V. xvii. 1, 2; fortifies the Mulvian bridge, V. xvii. 14; comes thither with troops, V. xviii. 2; unexpectedly engages with the Goths and fights a battle, V. xviii. 3 ff.; his excellent horse, V. xviii. 6; shut out of Rome by the Romans, V. xviii. 20; drives the Goths from the moat, V. xviii. 26, 27; enters the city, V. xviii. 28; disposes the guards of the city, V. xviii. 34; receives a false report of the capture of the city, V. xviii. 35-37; provides against a second occurrence of this kind, V. xviii. 38, 39; ridiculed by the Romans, V. xviii. 42; persuaded to take a little food late in the night, V. xviii. 43; arranges for the guarding of each gate, V. xix. 14-18; his name given in play to one of the Samnite children, V. xx. 1-4; omen of victory for him, V. xx. 4; stops up the aqueducts, V. xix. 18, VI. ix. 6; operates the mills on the Tiber, V. xix. 19 ff.; reproached by the citizens, V. xx. 6, 7; receives envoys from Vittigis, V. xx. 8; his reply to them, V. xx. 15-18; appoints Fidelius praetorian prefect, V. xx. 20; report of the Gothic envoys regarding him, V. xxi. 1; as the Goths advance against the wall, shoots two of their number with his own bow, V. xxii. 2-5; checks their advance, V. xxii. 7-9; assigns Constantinus to the Aurelian Gate, V. xxii. 15; prevented from rebuilding "Broken Wall," V. xxiii. 5; summoned to the Vivarium, V. xxiii. 13; directs the defence there with signal success, V. xxiii. 14-23; praised by the Romans, V. xxiii. 27; writes to the emperor asking for reinforcements, V. xxiv. 1 ff.; receives from him an encouraging reply, V. xxiv. 21; sends women, children, and servants to Naples, V. xxv. 2; uses Roman artisans as soldiers on the wall, V. xxv. 11, 12; exiles Silverius and some senators from Rome, V. xxv. 13, 14; precautions against corruption of the guards, V. xxv. 15, 16; against surprise at night, V. xxv. 17; unable to defend Portus, V. xxvi. 18; encouraged by the arrival of Martinus and Valerian, V. xxvii. 2; outwits the Goths in three attacks, V. xxvii. 4-14; and likewise when they try his tactics, V. xxvii. 18-23; publicly praised by the Romans, V. xxvii. 25; explains his confidence in the superiority of the Roman army, V. xxvii. 26-29; compelled by the impetuosity of the Romans to risk a pitched battle, V. xxviii. 2, 3; addresses the army, V. xxviii. 5-14; leads out his forces and disposes them for battle, V. xxviii. 15-19; commands in person at the great battle, V. xxix. 16 ff.; grieves at the death of Chorsamantis, VI. i. 34; provides safe-conduct of Euthalius, VI. ii. 1-24; appealed to by the citizens to fight a decisive battle, VI. iii. 12 ff.; his reply, VI. iii. 23-32; sends Procopius to Naples, VI. iv. 1; garrisons strongholds near Rome, VI. iv. 4 ff.; provides for the safe entry of John's troops into Rome, VI. v. 5 ff.; opens the Flaminian Gate, VI. v. 8; out-generals the Goths and wins a decisive victory, VI. v. 9 ff.; his dialogue with the envoys of the Goths, VI. vi. 3 ff.; arranges an armistice with the Goths, VI. vi. 36, vii. 10; goes to Ostia, VI. vii. 3, 4; receives envoys from the Goths, VI. vii. 21 ff.; sends out cavalry from Rome, VI. vii. 25 ff.; appealed to for help from Milan, VI. vii. 35, 38; his disagreement with Constantinus, VI. viii. 1 ff.; puts him to death, VI. viii. 17, 18; hearing of the strange lights in the aqueduct makes investigation, VI. ix. 9-11; learns of the stratagem planned by Vittigis, VI. ix. 20; punishes his accomplice, VI. ix. 22; writes to John to begin operations in Picenum, VI. x. 1, 7; arms his men and attacks the departing Goths, VI. x. 14 ff.; sends messengers to John in Ariminum, VI. xi. 4-7; sends assistance to Milan, VI. xii. 26; moves against Vittigis, VI. xiii. 1; takes Tudera and Clusium by surrender, VI. xiii. 2, 3; garrisons them, VI. xiii. 4; receives reinforcements, VI. xiii. 16-18

Beneventus (Beneventum), city in Samnium, called in ancient times Maleventus, V. xv. 4; its strong winds, V. xv. 7; founded by Diomedes, V. xv. 8; relics of the Caledonian boar preserved in, ibid.; meeting of Diomedes and Aeneas at, V. xv. 9

Bergomum, city near Milan; occupied by Mundilas, VI. xii. 40

Bessas, of Thrace, Roman general, V. v. 3; by birth a Goth, V. xvi. 2; his ability, V. xvi. 2, 3; at the capture of Naples, V. x. 2, 5, 10, 11, 12, 20; sent against Narnia, V. xvi. 2; takes Narnia by surrender, V. xvi. 3; recalled to Rome, V. xvii. 1, 2; returning slowly, meets the Goths in battle, V. xvii. 4, 5; arrives in Rome, V. xvii. 6; in command of the Praenestine Gate, sends a false report of the capture of the city, V. xviii. 35, xix. 15; summons Belisarius to the Vivarium, V. xxiii. 13; sent out against the Goths by Belisarius, V. xxvii. 18; his remarkable fighting, VI. i. 3; saves Belisarius from Constantinus, VI. viii. 15

Black Gulf, modern Gulf of Saros, V. xv. 18

Bochas, a Massagete, bodyguard of Belisarius, VI. ii. 10; sent to the Plain of Nero, VI. ii. 20; helps to rout the Goths, but is surrounded and wounded, VI. ii. 21-23; after inflicting great losses upon the Goths, VI. ii. 36; rescued by Valerian and Martinus, VI. ii. 24; dies of his wound, VI. ii. 32

Boetius, a Roman senator, son-in-law of Symmachus, V. i. 32; his death, V. i. 34; his children receive from Amalasuntha his property, V. ii. 5

Britain, compared in size with Thule, VI. xv. 4; offered to the Goths by Belisarius, VI. vi. 28; much larger than Sicily, ibid.

Britons, V. xxiv. 36

Broken Wall, a portion of the defences of Rome, V. xxiii. 3, 4; not rebuilt by Belisarius, V. xxiii. 5; never attacked by the Goths, V. xxiii. 6, 7; never rebuilt, V. xxiii. 8

Bruttii, a people of Southern Italy, V. xv. 22, 23

Bruttium, V. viii. 4

Burgundians, a barbarian people of Gaul, V. xii. 11; attacked by the Franks, V. xii. 23; alliance formed against them by the Franks and Goths, V. xii. 24, 25; driven back by the Franks, V. xii. 26, 28-30; and completely subjugated, V. xiii. 3; sent by Theudibert as allies to the Goths, VI. xii. 38, 39

Burnus, town in Liburnia, V. xvi. 13, 15

Byzantines, their identification of the Palladium, V. xv. 14

Byzantium, ashes from Vesuvius once fell there, VI. iv. 27; senate house of, V. v. 19

Cadmean victory, V. vii. 5

Caesar, see Augustus

Caesena, fortress in northern Italy, V. i. 15; distance from Ravenna, ibid.; garrisoned by Vittigis, VI. xi. 3

Calabria, in southern Italy, VI. v. 2

Calabrians, their location, V. xv. 21, 22; voluntarily submit to Belisarius, V. xv. 3

Calydonian boar, its tusks preserved in Beneventus, V. xv. 8

Campani, a people of southern Italy, V. xv. 22

Campania, its cities: Naples, V. viii. 5; and Cumae, V. xiv. 2; sought by Roman fugitives, V. xvii. 20; by refugees from Rome, V. xxv. 4, 10; by Procopius, VI. ix. 1 ff.; by Antonina, VI. iv. 14; Roman forces unite there, VI. v. 2; Procopius gathers soldiers and provisions in, VI. iv. 19; offered to Belisarius by the Goths, VI. vi. 30

Cappadocians, Theodoriscus and George, V. xxix. 20

Capua, terminus of the Appian Way, V. xiv. 6

Carcasiana, city in Gaul; battle fought near it, V. xii. 35 ff.; besieged by the Franks, V. xii. 41; siege raised at the approach of Theoderic, V. xii. 44; its treasures conveyed to Ravenna, V. xii. 47; later returned to Amalaric, V. xiii. 6

Carnii, a people of central Europe, V. xv. 27

Carthage, the ostensible destination of Belisarius' expedition, V. v. 6

Catana, in Sicily; taken by Belisarius, V. v. 12

Celtica, at the headwaters of the Po, V. i. 18

Centenarium, a sum of money, V. xiii. 14; cf. Book I. xxii. 4

Centumcellae, town in Italy; occupied by the Romans, VI. vii. 23; abandoned by the Goths, VI. vii. 18; distance from Rome, VI. vii. 19

Charybdis, the story of, located at the Strait of Messana, V. viii. 1

Chersonese (Thracian), the size of its isthmus, V. xv. 18

Chorsamantis, a Massagete, bodyguard of Belisarius; alone pursues the Goths to their camp, VI. i. 21-25; wounded in a second encounter, VI. i. 26, 27; goes out alone against the Goths and is killed, VI. i. 28-33

Chorsomanus, a Massagete, bodyguard of Belisarius, V. xvi. 1

Christ, His Apostle Peter, V. xix. 4

Christians, their disagreement regarding doctrine, V. iii. 5, 6; the following are mentioned as Christians: the Neapolitans, V. ix. 27; the Arborychi and Germans, V. xii. 15; the Lombards, VI. xiv. 9; the Eruli, VI. xiv. 33, 34; Christian teachings held in especial favour by the Romans, V. xxv. 23

Circaeum, mountain near Taracina, V. xi. 2; considered to be named from the Homeric Circe, ibid.; its resemblance to an island, V. xi. 3, 4

Circe, her meeting with Odysseus, V. xi. 2

Cloadarius, ruler of the Franks; sanctions treaty with Theodatus, V. xiii. 27

Clusium, city in Tuscany; garrisoned by Vittigis, VI. xi. 1; surrenders to Belisarius, VI. xiii. 2, 3; garrisoned by him, VI. xiii. 4

Comum, city near Milan; occupied by Mundilas, VI. xii. 40

Conon, commander of Isaurians, VI. v. 1; proceeds to Ostia by sea, VI. v. 3; captures Ancon, VI. xi. 5; nearly loses it by a blunder, VI. xiii. 8 ff.

Constantianus, commander of the royal grooms; sent to Illyricum, V. vii. 26; his successful campaign in Dalmatia, V. vii. 27-36; in control of the territory as far as Liburnia, V. xv. 15; prepares to defend Salones, V. xvi. 14, 15

Constantine I, said to have discovered the Palladium in Byzantium, V. xv. 14; his forum there, ibid.

Constantinus, of Thrace, Roman general, V. v. 3; sent into Tuscany, V. xvi. 1; takes Spolitium and Perusia and certain other strongholds, V. xvi. 3; defeats a Gothic army and captures the commanders, V. xvi. 6, 7; recalled to Rome, V. xvii. 1-3; leaves garrisons in Perusia and Spolitium, V. xvii. 3; assigned to guard the Flaminian Gate, V. xix. 16; assigned to the Aurelian Gate and the adjoining wall, V. xxii. 15, 16; leaves the gate during an attack, V. xxii. 18; returns, V. xxii. 25; leads the Huns in a signally successful skirmish, VI. i. 4-10; his disagreement with Belisarius, VI. viii. 1 ff.; killed by his order, VI. viii. 17

Consul, this office held by Romans during the Gothic rule, VI. vi. 20; held by Appius, V. xiv. 6; by Theoderic, VI. vi. 16; by Belisarius, V. v. 19

Corinth, near the head of the Crisaean Gulf, V. xv. 17

Crisaean Gulf (the Corinthian Gulf), V. xv. 17

Croton, city in southern Italy, V. xv. 23

Cumae, coast city in Campania, V. xiv. 3; distance from Naples, ibid.; garrisoned by Belisarius, V. xiv. 2; one of the only two fortresses in Campania, V. xiv. 2; the home of the Sibyl, V. xiv. 3

Cutilas, a Thracian, bodyguard of Belisarius, VI. ii. 10; his remarkable wound, VI. ii. 14, 15, 18; which causes his death, VI. ii. 30, 31

Dacians, a people of central Europe, V. xv. 27

Dalmatia, east of the Ionian Gulf, adjoining Precalis and Liburnia, V. xv. 25; counted in the western empire, ibid.; its strong winds, V. xv. 5, 6; opposite to Italy, V. xv. 5, 7; Mundus sent thither by Justinian, V. v. 2; conquered by him, V. v. 11; invaded by the Goths, V. vii. 1 ff.; recovered for the empire by Constantianus, V. vii. 27-36; an army sent thither by Vittigis, V. xvi. 8, 9

Damianus, nephew of Valerian; sent from Rome with troops, VI. vii. 26; detained in Ariminum by John, VI. xi. 22

Dani, a barbarian nation in Europe, VI. xv. 3, 29

Datius, priest of Milan; asks aid of Belisarius, VI. vii. 35

Datius, brought as king from Thule by the Eruli, VI. xv. 29

December, last month in the Roman calendar, V. xiv. 14

Decennovium, river near Rome, V. xi. 2

Demetrius, of Philippi, envoy of Justinian, V. iii. 5, 13, 29

Demetrius, Roman commander of infantry, V. v. 3

Diogenes, bodyguard of Belisarius; sent out against the Goths, V. xxvii. 11, 12, VI. v. 9; sent to investigate the aqueduct, VI. ix. 9

Diomedes, son of Tydeus; founder of Beneventus, V. xv. 8; received the tusks of the Caledonian boar from his uncle Meleager, ibid.; meets Aeneas there, V. xv. 9; gives the Palladium to him, V. xv. 9, 10

Dryus, city in southern Italy, called also Hydrus, V. xv. 20; VI. v. 1

Ebrimous, son-in-law of Theodatus; deserts to the Romans, V. viii. 3; honoured by the emperor, ibid.

Egypt, traversed by the Nile, V. xii. 2; ancient statues of the Aegyptians, V. xv. 13

Elpidius, physician of Theoderic, V. i. 38

Ennes, commander of the Isaurians in the Roman army, V. v. 3; brother of Tarmutus, V. xxviii. 23; at the capture of Naples, V. x. 1, 3, 13; saves his brother, V. xxix. 42; sent to Milan with Isaurians, VI. xii. 27, 40

Ephesus, priest of, V. iii. 5

Epidamnus, situated on the sea at the limit of Epirus, V. ii. 24, xv. 24; Amalasuntha sends a ship thither, V. ii. 26, 28, iii. 14; Constantianus gathers an army there, V. vii. 27, 28

Epidaurus, on the eastern side of the Ionian Gulf, V. vii. 28, 32

Epirotes, a people east of the Ionian Gulf, adjoining Precalis, V. xv. 24

Epizephyrian Locrians, among the Bruttii, V. xv. 23

Eridanus, a name sometimes given the Po River, V. i. 18

Eruli, serving in the Roman army, VI. iv. 8, xiii. 18; their wanderings as a nation, alliances, customs, etc., VI. xiv. 1-34; their worthless character, VI. xiv. 35, 36, 41; some of them emigrate to Thule, VI. xv. 1 ff.; revolt from the Romans, VI. xiv. 37; kill their king and summon another from Thule, VI. xiv. 38, 42, xv. 27, 30; their king a figure-head, VI. xiv. 39, 40; decide to ask Justinian to nominate a king for them, VI. xv. 30 ff.; welcome Suartuas as king, VI. xv. 33; abandon him, VI. xv. 34, 35; submit to the Gepaedes, VI. xv. 36

Europe, the continent to the left of Gibraltar, V. xii. 1; its shape, rivers, population, etc., V. xii. 3 ff.

Euthalius, comes to Taracina with money for the Roman soldiers, VI. ii. 1; secures safe-conduct from Belisarius, VI. ii. 2 ff.; arrives safely at nightfall, VI. ii. 6, 24

Fates, called "Fata" by the Romans, V. xxv. 19, 20

Fidelius, native of Milan, V. xiv. 5; previously quaestor to Atalaric, ibid.; envoy of the Romans to Belisarius, ibid.; praetorian prefect, sent to Milan in company with troops, VI. xii. 27, 28; taunts the Gothic envoys, V. xx. 19, 20; killed by the Goths, VI. xii. 34, 35

Flaminian Gate, in Rome; the Goths pass out through it, V. xiv. 14; threatened by a Gothic camp, V. xix. 2; next to the Pincian, V. xix. 16, xxiii. 3; held by Constantianus, V. xix. 16; closed by Belisarius, ibid., VI. v. 6; not attacked by the Goths, V. xxiii. 2; guarded by Ursicinus, V. xxiii. 3; opened by Belisarius, VI. v. 8, 12

Flaminian Way, road leading northward from Rome, VI. xi. 8; the strongholds Narnia, Spolitium, and Perusia on it, VI. xi. 9

Foederati, auxiliary troops, V. v. 2

Fortune, temple of, in Rome, V. xv. 11

Franks, "modern" name for the Germans, V. xi. 29, xii. 8; account of the growth of their kingdom up to the time of Procopius, V. xii. 1-xiii. 13; their ruler Theudibert, VI. xii. 38; persuaded by Justinian to ally themselves with him, V. v. 8-10, xiii. 28; their war with the Goths, V. xi. 17, 18, 28; occupy the Visigothic portion of Gaul, V. xiii. 11, 12; invited to form alliance with Theodatus, receiving the Gothic portion of Gaul, V. xiii. 14; Vittigis advises forming of such an alliance with them, V. xiii. 19-24; make the treaty with some reserve, V. xiii. 26-28; send Burgundians as allies, VI. xii. 38; have the Suevi subject to them, V. xv. 26; the nations north of Langovilla subject to them, V. xv. 29

Gadira, the strait of Gibraltar, V. xii. 1

Gaul, extending from the Pyrenees to Liguria, V. xii. 4; separated from Liguria by the Alps, V. xii. 4, 20, VI. vii. 37; its great extent, V. xii. 5, 6; its rivers, lakes, and population, V. xii. 7-11; formerly subject to the Romans, V. xii. 9; occupied by the Goths, V. xi. 16, 28; how the Franks became established there, V. xi. 29, xii. 1 ff.; partly occupied by the Visigoths, V. xii. 12, 20; guarded by Roman soldiers, V. xii. 16; divided between the Franks and Goths, V. xii. 32, 45; really under the sway of Theoderic, V. xii. 47; divided between the Goths and Visigoths, V. xiii. 4, 5; the Visigothic portion taken over by the Franks, V. xiii. 12; Visigoths retire thence to Spain, V. xiii. 13; the Gothic portion offered to the Franks as the price of alliance with Theodatus, V. xiii. 14; held by the Goths under Marcias, V. xiii. 15, xvi. 7; threatened by the Franks, V. xiii. 16; given to them by Vittigis, V. xiii. 26, 27

Gauti, nation on the island of Thule, VI. xv. 26

Gelimer, king of the Vandals, V. v. 1, vi. 2, xxix. 8

Genoa, its location, VI. xii. 29

George, a Cappadocian, bodyguard of Martinus, conspicuous for his valour, V. xxix. 20, 21

Gepaedes, a people of southern Europe; their war with the Goths, V. iii. 15, xi. 5; their relations with the Eruli, VI. xiv. 25-27; who submit to them, VI. xv. 36

Germans, called also Franks, q.v.

Getic, the "Getic peril," V. xxiv. 29, 30; equivalent to "Gothic," V. xxiv. 30

Gibimer, Gothic commander, stationed in Clusium, VI. xi. 1

Giselic, illegitimate son of Alaric; chosen king over the Visigoths, V. xii. 43; his death, V. xii. 46

Gladiators, VI. i. 5

Gontharis, Roman commander; occupies Albani, VI. iv. 8

Goths, used throughout to indicate the Ostro-Goths; called also "Getic," V. xxiv. 30; their fortunes previous to the war with Justinian, V. i. 1 ff.; form alliance with the Franks against the Burgundians, V. xii. 24, 25; their crafty hesitation, V. xii. 26, 27; reproached by their allies, V. xii. 31; secure a portion of Gaul, V. xii. 32; mingle with the Visigoths, V. xii. 49; divide Gaul with the Visigoths, V. xiii. 4, 5, 7, 8; remit the tribute imposed by Theoderic, V. xiii. 6; ruled formerly over the peoples north of the Ionian Gulf, V. xv. 28; led into Italy by Theoderic, V. xvi. 2, VI. xiv. 24; prevented by Amalasuntha from injuring the Romans, V. ii. 5; their leaders hostile to her, V. iii. 11; oppose her in her effort to educate Atalaric, V. ii. 8 ff.; grieve at the death of Amalasuntha, V. iv. 28; defeated in Dalmatia, V. v. 11; enter Dalmatia again, V. vii. 1 ff.; again defeated, V. vii. 27-36; garrison Naples strongly, V. viii. 5; lose Naples, V. x. 26; dissatisfied with Theodatus, declare Vittigis king, V. xi. 1, 5; their war with the Franks, V. xi. 17, 18, 28; yield Gaul to them, V. xiii. 26; withdraw from Rome, V. xi. 26, xiv. 12-14; defeat the Romans at the Mulvian bridge, V. xviii. 3 ff.; establish six camps about Rome and begin the siege, V. xix. 2-5, 11, xxiv. 26; cut the aqueducts, V. xix. 13; assault the wall, V. xxi-xxiii.; capture Portus, V. xxvi. 14; outwitted in three attacks, V. xxvii. 6-14; again defeated when they try Belisarius' tactics, V. xxvii. 15-23; inferiority of their soldiers to the Romans, V. xxvii. 27; defeat the Romans in a pitched battle, V. xxix. 16 ff.; but suffer great losses in the Plain of Nero, VI. ii. 19 ff.; respect the church of Paul, VI. iv. 10; suffer famine and pestilence, VI. iv. 16, 17; retire from the camp near the Appian Way, VI. iv. 18; decide to abandon the siege, VI. vi. 1, 2; send envoys to Rome, VI. vi. 3; arrange an armistice with Belisarius, VI. vi. 36, vii. 13; abandon Portus, VI. vii. 16, 22; and Centumcellae, VI. vii. 18; and Albani, VI. vii. 20; attempt to enter Rome by stealth, VI. ix. 1 ff.; assault the Pincian Gate, VI. ix. 12 ff.; abandon Ariminum, VI. x. 6; raise the siege of Rome, VI. x. 8, 12, 13; defeated at the Mulvian Bridge, VI. x. 15 ff.; besiege Ariminum, VI. xii. 1 ff.; defeated at Ticinum, VI. xii. 31, 33; besiege Milan, VI. xii. 39, 40; no new laws made by the Gothic kings in Italy, VI. vi. 17; tolerant in religious matters, VI. vi. 18; respect the churches, VI. vi. 19; allowed all offices to be filled by Romans, ibid.; Gothic language, V. x. 10; a Goth makes trouble for the Romans at the Salarian Gate, V. xxiii. 9; killed by a well-directed missile, V. xxiii. 10, 11

Gouboulgoudou, a Massagete, bodyguard of Valerian; renders signal service at Ancon, VI. xiii. 14, 15

Gratiana, city at the extremity of Illyricum, V. iii. 15, 17

Greece, V. xxiv. 20, xxv. 13; Magna Graecia, V. xv. 23

Greeks (Hellenes), include the Epirotes, V. xv. 24; their capture of Troy, V. xv. 9; Greek statues of Athena, V. xv. 13; Greek language, V. xviii. 6

Greeks, contemptuous term for the eastern Romans, V. xviii. 40, xxix. 11

Gripas, Gothic commander, in Dalmatia, V. vii. 1; defeated by Constantianus, V. vii. 27-36; retires to Ravenna, V. vii. 36

Hadrian, tomb of, near the Aurelian Gate, V. xxii. 12; its excellent construction and decoration, V. xxii. 13, 14; attacked by the Goths, V. xxii. 19 ff.; statues thereon torn down by the Romans and hurled upon the Goths, V. xxii. 22

Hebrews, treasures of their king Solomon taken from Rome by Alaric, V. xii. 42; a certain Hebrew makes a prophecy to Theodatus by the actions of swine, V. ix. 3-6; see also Jews

Hellespont, V. xv. 18

Hermenefridus, ruler of the Thuringians, betrothed to Amalaberga, V. xii. 22; killed by the Franks, V. xiii. 1; wife of, escapes to Theodatus, V. xiii. 2

Herodian, Roman commander of infantry, V. v. 3; left in command of the Roman garrison in Naples, V. xiv. 1

Homer, his testimony as to the place where Odysseus met Circe, V. xi. 2, 4

Huns, in the Roman army, V. iii. 15, v. 4, xxvii. 2, 27; led by Constantinus in a signally successful skirmish, VI. i. 4-10; encamp at the church of Paul, VI. iv. 11; harass the Goths, VI. iv. 16; return to Rome, VI. iv. 18; see also Massagetae

Hydrus, name of Dryus in Procopius' time, V. xv. 20

Hypatius, priest of Ephesus; envoy of Justinian, V. iii. 5, 13, 29

Iberia, home of Peranius, V. v. 3

Ildibert, ruler of the Franks, sanctions treaty with Theodatus, V. xiii. 27

Ildiger, son-in-law of Antonina; comes to Rome, VI. vii. 15; with Valerian, seizes Constantinus, VI. viii. 16; on guard at the Pincian Gate, VI. ix. 13; meets a Gothic attack, VI. ix. 14; sent by Belisarius with Martinus to Ariminum, VI. xi. 4, 8, 21; they capture Petra, VI. xi. 10-19; leave Ariminum, VI. xi. 22

Ilium, capture of, V. xv. 8, 9; entered by Diomedes and Odysseus as spies, V. xv. 9

Illyricum, Mundus general of, V. v. 2; Constantinus sent to, V. vii. 26; Justinus general of, VI. xiii. 17; Eruli settled in, VI. xv. 1; the city of Gratiana at its extremity, V. iii. 15; home of Peter, V. iii. 30

Innocentius, Roman commander of cavalry, V. v. 3, xvii. 17

Ionian Gulf, the modern Adriatic, V. i. 13, etc.; ends at Ravenna, V. xv. 19

Isaurians, in the army of Belisarius, V. v. 2; commanded by Ennes, V. v. 3, x. 1; render signal service at the capture of Naples, V. ix. 11 ff., 17-21, x. 1; a force of, reaches Naples, VI. v. 1; arrives in the harbour of Rome, VI. vii. 1; they fortify a camp, VI. vii. 2; guard ships at Ostia, VI. vii. 9; remain in Ostia, VI. vii. 12, 16; occupy Portus, VI. vii. 16, 22; occupy Ancon, VI. xi. 5; with John at Ariminum, VI. xii. 6, 9; sent to Milan under command of Ennes, VI. xii. 26, 27; Isaurian javelins, V. xxix. 42

Ister River, the modern Danube; boundary of Pannonia, V. xv. 27, etc.; Antae settled near its banks, V. xxvii. 2

Istria, adjoining Liburnia and Venetia, V. xv. 25

Italians, often coupled with "Goths," V. i. 1, etc.; their love for Theoderic, V. i. 29; grieve at the death of Amalasuntha, V. iv. 28

Italy, its inhabitants enumerated, V. xv. 16, 21-25; claimed by the barbarians, V. i. 4, VI. vi. 15, 17; neglected by the Romans until the Goths held it, VI. vi. 21; Amalasuntha agrees to hand it over to Justinian, V. iii. 28, iv. 18; offered to Justinian by Theodatus, V. vi. 21

Janus, his temple in Rome, V. xxv. 18, 19; one of the older gods, V. xxv. 19; his double-faced statue, V. xxv. 20, 21

Jerusalem, its capture by the Romans, V. xii. 42

Jews, supporting the Gothic party in Naples, V. viii. 41; offer stubborn resistance to the Romans at its capture, V. x. 24-26; see also Hebrews

John, nephew of Vitalian, commander of Thracians, VI. v. 1; reaches Campania, VI. v. 2; approaches Rome, VI. v. 5; reaches Ostia, VI. vii. 1; forms a barricade of wagons, VI. vii. 2; sent out from Rome by Belisarius, VI. vii. 25 ff.; instructed by Belisarius to begin operations, VI. x. 1; defeats and kills Ulitheus, VI. x. 2; passes by Auximus and Urbinus, VI. x. 3-5; enters Ariminum, VI. x. 5, 7. 11; wins great fame, VI, x. 9; receives proposal of marriage from Matasuntha, VI. x. 11; directed by Belisarius to leave Ariminum, VI. xi. 4; refuses, VI. xi. 22; prevents the approach of a tower to the wall of Ariminum, VI. xii. 6 ff.; addresses his soldiers, VI. xii. 14 ff.; attacks and inflicts severe losses on the Goths, VI. xii. 23-25; his excellent qualities, VI. x. 10

July, called "Quintilis," as being the fifth month from March, V. xxiv. 31; mentioned in the Sibyl's prophecy, V. xxiv. 28, 30, 31

Justinian, becomes emperor, V. ii. 2; appealed to by Amalasuntha, V. ii. 23; makes a friendly reply, V. ii. 24; Theodatus purposes to hand over Tuscany to him, V. iii. 4; Amalasuntha plans to hand over Italy to him, V. iii. 12; sends Alexander to learn of Amalasuntha's plans, V. iii. 14; but ostensibly to make complaints against the Goths, V. iii. 15-17; his letter to Amalasuntha V. iii. 16-18; her reply, V. iii. 19-27; sends Peter as envoy, V. iii. 30; receives envoys from Amalasuntha, V. iv. 11; receives envoys and a letter from Theodatus, V. iv. 15, 16; sends Peter as envoy to Theodatus and Amalasuntha, V. iv. 17; champions Amalasuntha against Theodatus, V. iv. 22; hears the report of the Italian envoys, V. iv. 23 ff.; inaugurates the Gothic war, V. v. 1 ff.; sends Belisarius with a fleet to Sicily, V. v. 2, 6, 7; recovers all Sicily, V. v. 17; persuades the Franks to ally themselves with him, V. v. 8-10, xiii. 28; Theodatus proposes an agreement with him, V. vi. 2-13; receives a letter from Theodatus, V. vi. 14-21; his reply, V. vi. 22-25; addresses a letter to the Gothic nobles, V. vii. 22-24; sends Constantianus to Illyricum and Belisarius to Italy, V. vii. 26; honours the deserter Ebrimous, V. viii. 3; receives the keys of Rome, V. xiv. 15; sends relief to Belisarius, V. xxiv. 18; writes encouragingly to Belisarius, V. xxiv. 21; wins the friendship of the Eruli, VI. xiv. 33; appoints a king over the Eruli at their request, VI. xv. 30 ff.; attempts to restore Suartuas, VI. xv. 36; year of reign noted, V. v. 1, xiv. 14

Justinus, general of Illyricum; arrives In Italy, VI. xiii. 17

Langovilla, home of the Albani, north of Liguria, V. xv. 29

Latin language, V. xi. 2, xv. 4; Latin literature, V. iii. 1; Latin Way, running southward from Rome, V. xiv. 6, VI. iii. 3, v. 2

Lechaeum, at the head of the Crisaean Gulf, V. xv. 17

Leuderis, a Goth; left in command of the garrison in Rome, V. xi. 26; his reputation for discretion, ibid.; remains in Rome after the withdrawal of the garrison, V. xiv. 13; sent to the emperor, V. xiv. 15, xxiv. 1

Liberius, Roman senator; envoy of Theodatus, V. iv. 15, 21; makes a true report to Justinian, V. iv. 23, 24

Liburnia, adjoining Dalmatia and Istria, V. xv. 25; subdued by Constantianus, V. vii. 36; invaded by the Goths, V. xvi. 12

Libya, the continent to the right of Gibraltar, V. xii. 1; character of the country, V. xii. 2; Huns escape from the army there, V. iii. 15; Ildiger comes thence, VI. vii. 15

Liguria, on the boundary of Gaul, V. xii. 4; separated from Gaul by the Cottian Alps, V. xii. 20; its chief city Milan, VI. vii. 37, 38, V. xiv. 5; bounded by the Po, V. xv. 28; occupied by the Romans, VI. xii. 36

Lilybaeum, in Sicily, subject of complaint by Justinian, V. iii. 15 ff., iv. 19

Locrians, see Epizephyrian Locrians

Lombards, a Christian people, subjugated by the Eruli, VI. xiv. 9; attacked wantonly by Rodolphus, VI. xiv. 12 ff.; rout his army and kill him, VI. xiv. 21, 22; defeat the Eruli, VI. xv. 1

Longinus, an Isaurian, bodyguard of Belisarius; distinguished for his valour, VI. x. 19, 20

Lucani, a people of southern Italy, V. xv. 22

Lucania, V. viii. 4

Lysina, island off the coast of Dalmatia, V. vii. 32

Macedonia, V. iii. 5

Magna Graecia, V. xv. 23

Magnus, Roman commander of cavalry, V. v. 3 at the capture of Naples, V. x. 1, 3, 7, 8, 13; sent to Tibur with Sinthues, VI. iv. 7; repairs the defences, VI. iv. 15

Maleventus, ancient name of "Beneventus," city in Samnium, V. xv. 4

Marcentius, commander of cavalry, VI. v. 1

March, the first month in the early Roman calendar, V. xxiv. 31

Marcias, commands a Gothic garrison in Gaul, V. xiii. 15; summoned thence by Vittigis, V. xiii. 29, xix. 12; his absence prevents Vittigis from leaving Ravenna, V. xvi. 7; commands a Gothic camp in the Plain of Nero, V. xix. 12, xxix. 2

Martinus, Roman commander sent to Italy, V. xxiv. 18-20; arrives in Rome, V. xxvii. 1; sent put against the Goths by Belisarius, V. xxvii. 22, 23; his bodyguards Theodoriscus and George, V. xxix. 20; sent to the Plain of Nero by Belisarius, VI. ii. 8; fights there with varying fortune, VI. ii. 19 ff.; with Valerian rescues Bochas, VI. ii. 24; sent to Taracina, VI. iv. 6, 14; summoned back to Rome, VI. v. 4; sent by Belisarius with Ildiger to Ariminum, VI. xi. 4, 8-21; they capture Petra, VI. xi. 10-19; leave Ariminum, VI. xi. 22

Massagetae, in the Roman army; their savage conduct at the capture of Naples, V. x. 29; see also Huns

Matasuntha, daughter of Amalasuntha, wedded by Vittigis, V. xi. 27; opens negotiations with John, VI. x. 11

Mauricius, Roman general, son of Mundus; slain in battle, V. vii. 2, 3, 12

Maxentiolus, bodyguard of Constantinus, VI. viii. 3, 13

Maxentius, a bodyguard of the household of Belisarius, V. xviii. 14

Maximus, slayer of Valentinian, V. xxv. 15

Maximus, descendant of the above Maximus; exiled by Belisarius, V. xxv. 15

Medes, see Persians

Melas, see Black Gulf

Meleager, uncle of Diomedes, slayer of the Calydonian boar, V. xv. 8

Messana, city in Sicily, V. viii. 1

Milan, chief city of Liguria, VI. vii. 37, 38; second only to Rome among the cities of the West. ibid.; receives assistance from Belisarius against the Goths, VI. xii. 26 ff.; occupied by the Romans, VI. xii. 36; besieged by Uraias, VI. xii. 39, 40; its priest Datius, VI. vii. 35; distance from Rome and from the Alps, VI. vii. 38

Monteferetra, town in Italy; garrisoned by Vittigis, VI. xi. 3

Moors, allies in the Roman army, V. v. 4; their night attacks upon the Goths, V. xxv. 9; sent outside the walls at night by Belisarius, V. xxv. 17; in the battle in the Plain of Nero, V. xxix. 22

Moras, Gothic commander in Urbinus, VI. xi. 2

Mulvian Bridge, guarded by the Goths, V. xix. 3

Mundilas, bodyguard of Belisarius; distinguished for his valour, VI. x. 19; sent out against the Goths, V. xxvii. 11, 12; accompanies Procopius to Naples, VI. iv. 3; returns to Rome, VI. iv. 4; kills a brave Goth, VI. v. 15; sent in command of troops to Milan, VI. xii. 27, 36; grieves at the death of Fidelius, VI. xii. 35; occupies cities near Milan, VI. xii. 40

Mundus, a barbarian, general of Illyricum; sent against Salones, V. v. 2; secures Salones, V. v. 11; slain in battle, V. vii. 4, 5, 12; the Sibyl's prophecy concerning him, V. vii. 6-8; father of Mauricius, V. vii. 6-8

Naples, city in Campania, on the sea, V. viii. 5; commanded by Uliaris, V. iii. 15; strongly garrisoned by the Goths, V. viii. 5; Belisarius attempts to bring about its surrender, V. viii. 6 ff.; strength of its position, V. viii. 44; besieged by Belisarius, V. viii. 43 ff.; its aqueduct cut by Belisarius, V. viii. 45; its aqueduct investigated by one of the Isaurians, V. ix. 11 ff.; the city captured thereby, V. x. 1-26; slaughter by the soldiers, V. x. 28, 29; garrisoned by Belisarius, V. xiv. 1; women, etc., sent thither by Belisarius, V. xxv. 2; Procopius sent thither, VI. iv. 1; Antonina retires thither, VI. iv. 6; Isaurian soldiers arrive there from Byzantium, VI. v. 1; offered to Belisarius by the Goths, VI. vi. 30; Goths sent thither by Belisarius, VI. xiii. 4; one of the only two fortresses in Campania, V. xiv. 2; distance from Cumae, V. xiv. 3; from Vesuvius, VI. iv. 22; its mosaic picture of Theoderic, V. xxiv. 22 ff.; its inhabitants Romans and Christians, V. ix. 27

Narnia, strong city in Tuscany; Bessas sent against it, V. xvi. 2; named from the Narnus River, V. xvii. 9; distance from Rome, V. xvii. 6; surrenders to Bessas, V. xvi. 3; battle fought there, V. xvii. 4, 5; garrisoned by Bessas, V. xvii. 6; avoided by Vittigis, V. xvii. 8, VI. xi. 9

Narnus River, flows by Narnia, V. xvii. 9; its great bridge, V. xvii. 10, 11

Narses, a eunuch, imperial steward, VI. xiii. 16; arrives in Italy, ibid.

Narses, an Armenian; deserted to the Romans, VI. xiii. 17

Neapolitans, send Stephanus to Belisarius, V. viii. 7; reject proposals of Belisarius, V. viii. 42; appeal to Theodatus for help, V. ix. 1; Belisarius' final appeal to them, V. ix. 22 ff.; their obduracy, V. ix. 30; saved by Belisarius from abuse by the Romans, V. x. 29, 34-36; kill Asclepiodotus, V. x. 46; impale the body of Pastor, V. x. 47; forgiven by Belisarius, V. x. 48; see also Naples

Nero, Plain of, near Rome; a Gothic camp established there, V. xix. 3, 12, xxviii. 17; troops sent thither by Belisarius, V. xxviii. 15 ff.; operations there on the day of the great battle, V. xxix. 22 ff.; Marcias ordered by Vittigis to remain there, V. xxix. 2; Constantinus wins a signal success in, VI. i. 4-10; skirmish in, VI. i. 21; Martinus and Valerian sent to, VI. ii. 8; Goths victorious in, VI. ii. 19 ff.; but with heavy losses, VI. ii. 36; its "stadium," VI. i. 5

Nile River, its source unknown, V. xii. 2

Norici, a people of central Europe, V. xv. 27

Novaria, city near Milan; occupied by Mundilas, VI. xii. 40

Numa, early Roman king, V. xxiv. 31

Ochus, king of the Eruli, VI. xiv. 38

Odoacer, bodyguard of the emperor, V. i. 6; his tyranny, V. i. 7, 8, xii. 20, VI. vi. 21; divides lands in Tuscany among his followers, V. i. 28; allows the Visigoths to occupy all of Gaul, V. xii. 20; Zeno unable to cope with him, VI. vi. 15, 16; Theoderic persuaded to attack him, V. i. 10, VI. vi. 23; his troops defeated by Theoderic, V. i. 14, V. xii. 21; besieged in Ravenna, V. i. 15, 24; his agreement with Theoderic, V. i. 24; killed by Theoderic, V. i. 25

Odysseus, his meeting with Circe, V. xi. 2; with Diomedes stole the Palladium from Troy, V. xv. 9

Oilas, bodyguard of Belisarius, V. xxvii. 13

Opilio, Roman senator, envoy of Theodatus, V. iv. 15, 21; makes a false report to Justinian, V. iv. 25

Optaris, a Goth; his hostility to Theodatus, V. xi. 7, 8; pursues and kills him, V. xi. 6, 9

Orestes, father of Augustus, acts as regent for his son, V. i. 2; his death, V. i. 5

Ostia, city at the mouth of the Tiber; neglected in Procopius' time, V. xxvi. 8; no good road thence to Rome, V. xxvi. 13, VI. vii. 6; the only port on the Tiber left to Rome, V. xxvi. 16, VI. iv. 2; distance from Anthium, V. xxvi. 17; Paulus and Conon sent thither, VI. v. 3; reached by John, VI. vii. 1; provisions brought into Rome by way of Ostia, VI. vii. 1 ff.

Pancratian Gate, in Rome, across the Tiber, V. xxviii. 19; false report of its capture, V. xviii. 35; threatened by the Goths, V. xxiii. 1; guarded by Paulus, V. xxiii. 2

Pancratius, a saint; the Pancratian Gate named from him, V. xviii. 35

Pannonians, a people of central Europe, V. xv. 27

Panormus, city in Sicily; Goths in, defy Belisarius, V. v. 12; taken by him, V. v. 13-16; garrisoned by him, V. viii. 1

Parian marble, used in building Hadrian's Tomb, V. xxii. 13

Pastor, of Naples, a trained speaker; with Asclepiodotus opposes the proposal to surrender the city, V. viii. 22 ff.; they address the Neapolitans, V. viii. 29-40; bring forward the Jews, V. viii. 41; his death, V. x. 38; his body impaled by the mob, V. x. 47

Patrician rank, how conferred, V. vi. 3; some of the patricians consult the Sibylline prophecies, V. xxiv. 28 ff.; patrician rank conferred upon Theoderic, V. i. 9, VI. vi. 16; upon Ebrimous, V. viii. 3

Patrimonium, used to denote the lands of the royal house, V. iv. 1

Paucaris, an Isaurian, bodyguard of Belisarius, V. ix. 17; prepares the channel of the aqueduct of Naples for the passage of Roman troops, V. ix. 19-21

Paul the Apostle, Church of, on the Tiber, VI. iv. 9; respected by the Goths, VI. iv. 10; its site fortified by Valerian, VI. iv. 11; Gate of Rome named from him, VI. iv. 3

Paulus, Roman commander of cavalry, V. v. 3; on guard at the Pancratian Gate, V. xxiii. 2; sent to Milan with Thracians, VI. xii. 27, 40

Paulus, commander of Isaurians, VI. v. 1; proceeds to Ostia by sea, VI. v. 3; remains in Ostia, VI. vii. 12, 16; occupies Portus, VI. vii. 16, 22

Peloponnesus, its resemblance to Spain, V. xii. 3

Penates, the ancient gods of Rome, V. xxv. 19

Peranius, of Iberia, Roman general, V. v. 3; of the family of the king of Iberia, ibid.; had come as a deserter to the Romans, ibid.; summons Belisarius to the Vivarium, V. xxiii. 13; leads a sally against the Goths, VI. i. 11

Persia, adjoining Iberia, V. v. 3

Persians, frequently referred to, also under the name of Medes, V. v. 3, etc.; their long shields, V. xxii. 20; Artasires a Persian, VI. ii. 10

Perusia, the first city of Tuscany, V. xvi. 4; submits to Constantinus, V. xvi. 4; battle fought near it, V. xvi. 6; garrisoned by Constantinus, V. xvii. 3; avoided by Vittigis, V. xvii. 7, VI. xi. 9

Peter, the Apostle, buried near Rome; one of the gates of the city named after him, V. xix. 4; his church, V. xxii. 21, VI. ix. 17; his promise to guard "Broken Wall," V. xxiii. 5; reverenced by the Romans above all others, V. xxiii. 5

Peter, an Illyrian, envoy of Justinian to Italy, V. iii. 30, iv. 17; his excellent qualities, V. iii. 30; learns of events in Italy and waits in Aulon, V. iv. 20, 21; sent on with a letter to Amalasuntha, V. iv. 22; arrives in Italy, V. iv. 25; denounces Theodatus, V. iv. 30; who tries to prove his innocence, V. iv. 31; tries to terrify Theodatus, V. iv. 1; who suggests to him an agreement with Justinian, V. vi. 2-6; recalled and given further instructions, V. vi. 7-13; reports to Justinian, V. vi. 14; sent again to Italy, V. vi. 25, 26, vii. 24; reproaches Theodatus, V. vii. 13; who makes a public speech of warning, V. vii. 14-16; his reply thereto, V. vii. 17-20; delivers a letter from Justinian to the Gothic nobles, V. vii. 22

Petra (Pertusa), on the Flaminian Way; allowed by Vittigis to retain its original garrison, VI. xi. 2; attacked and captured by the Romans, VI. xi. 10 ff.; its natural position and defences, VI. xi. 10-14

Phanitheus, Erulian commander, VI. xiii. 18

Philippi, in Macedonia, home of Demetrius, V. iii. 5

Photius, step-son of Belisarius; accompanies him to Italy, V. v. 6; at the capture of Naples, V. x. 5, 8, 9, 20; his groom Valentinus, V. xviii. 18

Piceni, a people of central Italy, V. xv. 21

Picenum, John sent thither, VI. vii. 28; raided by John, VI. x. 1 ff.; its metropolis Auximus, VI. xi. 2; its strongholds: Petra, Auximus, and Urbinus, VI. xi. 2; Caesena and Monteferetra, VI. xi. 3; its town Alba, VI. vii. 25

Pincian Gate, in Rome; next to the Flaminian, V. xix. 16, xxiii. 3; held by Belisarius, V. xix. 14; often mentioned in the fighting, V. xxviii. 15, etc.

Pisidian, Principius the guardsman, V. xxviii. 23

Pissas, Gothic commander; sent into Tuscany, V. xvi. 5; defeated and captured, V. xvi. 6, 7

Pitzas, a Goth; surrenders part of Samnium to Belisarius, V. xv. 1, 2

Platonic teachings, espoused by Theodatus, V. iii. 1, vi. 10

Po River, called also the "Eridanus," V. i. 18; boundary of Liguria, V. xv. 28; and of Aemilia, V. xv. 30; crossed by Mundilas, VI. xii. 30, 31

Portus, harbour of Rome, V. xxvi. 3; its situation, V. xxvi. 4-7; distance from Rome, V. xxvi. 4; a good road between it and Rome, V. xxvi. 9, VI. vii. 6; captured by the Goths and garrisoned by them, V. xxvi. 14, 15, xxvii. 1, VI. vii. 11; strength of its defences, V. xxvi. 7, 19; abandoned by the Goths and occupied by Paulus, VI. vii. 16, 22

Praenestine Gate, in Rome; commanded by Bessas, V. xviii. 35, xix. 15; threatened by a Gothic camp, V. xix. 2; near the Vivarium, V. xxii. 10

Precalis, a district east of the Ionian Gulf adjoining Epirus and Dalmatia, V. xv. 25

Presidius, a Roman of Ravenna, VI. viii. 2; escapes to Spolitium. ibid.; robbed of two daggers by Constantinus, VI. viii. 3; appeals to Belisarius in Rome, VI. viii. 4 ff.

Principius, a Pisidian, bodyguard of Belisarius; persuades him to allow his infantry troops a share in the fighting, V. xxviii. 23-29; fights valiantly, V. xxix. 39, 40; killed in battle, V. xxix. 41

Procopius, writer of the history of the Gothic war, V. vii. 37, VI. ii. 38, xii. 41; sent to Naples to procure provisions and soldiers, VI. iv. 1 ff.; gathers soldiers and provisions in Campania, VI. iv. 19; assisted by Antonina, VI. iv. 20; religious views, V. iii. 6-9

Pyrenees Mountains, on the northern boundary of Spain, V. xii. 3

Quaestor, office held by Fidelius, V. xiv. 5

Quintilis, name given early to July as being the fifth month from March, V. xxiv. 31

Ram, an engine of war; its construction, V. xxi. 6-11

Ravenna, its situation, V. i. 16 ff.; besieged by the Goths, V. i. 14, 24; surrendered to Theoderic, V. i. 24; treasures of Carcasiana brought to, V. xii. 47; occupied by Vittigis and the Goths, V. xi. 26; Roman senators killed there by order of Vittigis, V. xxvi. 1; distance from Ariminum, VI. x. 5; from Caesena, V. i. 15; from Milan, VI. vii. 37, 38; from the Tuscan Sea, V. xv. 19; limit of the Picene territory, V. xv. 21; the priest of, V. i. 24

Regata, distance from Rome, V. xi. 1; Goths gather at, V. xi. 1, 5

Reges, a body of infantry commanded by Ursicinus, V. xxiii. 3

Reparatus, brother of Vigilius, escapes execution by flight, V. xxvi. 2

Rex, title used by barbarian kings, and preserved by Theoderic, V. i. 26, VI. xiv. 38

Rhegium, city in southern Italy, V. viii. 1; Belisarius departs thence with his army, V. viii. 4

Rhine, one of the rivers of Gaul, V. xii. 7

Rhone, one of the rivers of Gaul, V. xii. 7; boundary of the Visigothic power, V. xii. 12, xiii. 5; boundary of Roman power, V. xii. 20; boundary between the Franks and the Goths, V. xii. 45

Rodolphus, leader of the Eruli, VI. xiv. 11; forced by his people to march against the Lombards, VI. xiv. 12 ff.

Rogi, a barbarian people, allies of the Goths, VI. xiv. 24

Romans, subjects of the Roman Empire both in the East and in the West, mentioned constantly throughout; captured Jerusalem in ancient times, V. xii. 42; Roman senators killed by order of Vittigis, V. xxvi. 1; Roman dress of ancient times, preserved by descendants of soldiers stationed in Gaul, V. xii. 18, 19; Roman soldiers, their importance greatly lessened by the addition of barbarians, V. i. 4; superiority of their soldiers to the Goths, V. xxvii. 27; small importance of their infantry, V. xxviii. 22 More particularly of the inhabitants of Rome: exhorted by Vittigis to remain faithful to the Goths, V. xi. 26; decide to receive Belisarius into the city, V. xiv. 4; admire the forethought of Belisarius, but object to his holding the city for a siege, V. xiv. 16; compelled by Belisarius to provide their own provisions, V. xiv. 17; deprived of the baths, V. xix. 27; distressed by the labours of the siege, reproach Belisarius, V. xx. 5 ff.; applaud his marksmanship, V. xxii. 5; prevent him from rebuilding "Broken Wall," V. xxiii. 5; their allegiance feared by Belisarius, V. xxiv. 14, 16; send women, children, and servants to Naples, V. xxv. 2, 10; some of the, attempt to open the doors of the Temple of Janus, V. xxv. 18-25; praise Belisarius publicly, V. xxvii. 25; eager to fight a pitched battle, V. xxviii. 1, 3; many of the populace mingle with the army, V. xxviii. 18, 29, xxix. 23, 25, 26; reduced to despair, VI. iii. 8; resort to unaccustomed foods, VI. iii. 10, 11; try to force Belisarius to light a decisive battle, VI. iii. 12 ff.; lived in luxury under Theoderic, V. xx. 11; held in especial honour the teachings of the Christians, V. xxv. 23

Rome, first city of the West, VI. vii. 38; captured by Alaric the elder, V. xii. 41; visited by envoys from Justinian, V. iii. 5, 16; garrison left therein by Vittigis, V. xi. 25, 26; Goths withdraw from, V. xi. 26; abandoned by the Gothic garrison, V. xiv. 12, 13; entered by Belisarius at the same time that the Gothic garrison left it, V. xiv. 14; keys of, sent to Justinian, V. xiv. 15; its defences repaired and improved by Belisarius, V. xiv. 15; ill-situated for a siege, V. xiv. 16; had never sustained a long siege, V. xxiv. 13; its territories secured by Belisarius, V. xvi. 1; provisioned for the siege, V. xvii. 14; account of the building of the wall on both sides of the Tiber, V. xix. 6-10; its siege begun by the Goths, V. xxiv. 26; not entirely shut in by them, V. xxv. 6; mills operated in the Tiber by Belisarius, V. xix. 19 ff.; visited by famine and pestilence, VI. iii. 1; abandoned by the Goths, VI. x. 12 ff.; garrisoned by Belisarius, VI. xiii. 1; terminus of the Appian Way, V. xiv. 6; its boundaries adjoin Campania, V. xv. 22; the palace, VI. viii. 10, ix. 5; its aqueducts, VI. iii. 3-7, ix. 1, 2; cut by the Goths, V. xix. 13; their number and size, ibid.; stopped up by Belisarius, V. xix. 18; water of one used to turn the mills, V. xix. 8; its chief priest Silverius, V. xi. 26, xiv. 4, xxv. 13; Vigilius V. xxv. 13, xxvi. 2; its gates fourteen in number, V. xix. 1; the Asinarian, V. xiv. 14; the Pancratian, V. xviii. 35; the Salarian, V. xviii. 39; the Flaminian, V. xix. 2; the Praenestine, ibid.; the Aurelian, V. xix. 4; the Transtiburtine, ibid.; of Peter, ibid.; of Paul, VI. iv. 3; the Pincian, V. xix. 14; its church of Peter the Apostle, VI. ix. 17; its sewers, V. xix. 29; its "stadium" in the Plain of Nero VI. i. 5; excavations for storage outside the walls, VI. i. 11; its harbour Portus, V. xxv. 4, xxvi. 3, 7, 9; Ostia, VI. iv. 2; distance from Centumcellae, VI. vii. 19; from Narnia, V. xvii. 6; from Portus and the sea, V. xxvi. 4; from Tibur, VI. iv. 7; description of the engines of war used against it by Vittigis, V. xxi. 3-12; a priest of, V. xvi. 20

Rusticus, a Roman priest, sent with Peter to Justinian, V. vi. 13, 14

Sacred Island, at the mouth of the Tiber, V. xxvi. 5

Salarian Gate, in Rome, V. xviii. 19, etc.; held by Belisarius, V. xix. 14; attacked by the Goths, V. xxxii. 1-9; Goths repulsed from, V. xxiii. 24, 25

Salones, city in Dalmatia; Mundus sent against, V. v. 2; taken by him, V. v. 11; battle near, V. vii. 2 ff.; its inhabitants mistrusted by the Goths, V. vii. 10, 31; weakness of its defences, V. vii. 31; occupied by the Goths, V. vii. 27; abandoned by them, V. vii. 32; occupied by Constantianus, V. vii. 33-36; Vittigis sends an army against, V. xvi. 9, 10; strengthened by Constantianus, V. xvi. 14, 15; invested by the Goths, V. xvi. 16

Samnites, a people of central Italy, V. xv. 21; children among; their gruesome play, V. xx. 1-4

Samnium, VI. v. 2; a portion of, surrendered to Belisarius, V. xv. 1, 15; the remainder held by the Goths, V. xv. 2

Scardon, city in Dalmatia, V. vii. 32, xvi. 13

Sciri, a Gothic nation, V. i. 3

Sclaveni, a barbarian nation, VI. xv. 2; in the Roman army, V. xxvii. 2

Scrithiphini, nation on the island of Thule; their manner of life, customs, etc., VI. xv. 16-25

Scylla, the story of, located at the strait of Messana, V. viii. 1

Sibyl, The, her prophecy regarding Mundus, V. vii. 6-8; prophecies of, consulted by patricians, V. xxiv. 28; difficulty of understanding them, V. xxiv. 34-37; her cave shewn at Cumae, V. xiv. 3

Sicilians, applaud Belisarius, V. v. 18; find the Romans faithful to their promises, V. viii. 18, 27

Sicily, Belisarius sent thither with a fleet, V. v. 6, xiii. 14; taken by him, V. v. 12 ff., 18; garrisoned by him, V. xxiv. 2; Theodatus proposes to withdraw from, V. vi. 2; grain brought thence by Belisarius, V. xiv. 17; Roman refugees resort to, V. xxv. 10; offered to Belisarius by the Goths, VI. vi. 27; Goths sent thither by Belisarius, VI. xiii. 4; smaller than Britain, VI. vi. 28

Silverius, chief priest of Rome, V. xi. 26; influences the citizens to yield to the Romans, V. xiv. 4; dismissed by Belisarius, V. xxv. 13

Singidunum, city in Pannonia, V. xv. 27, VI. xv. 30

Sinthues, bodyguard of Belisarius; sent to Tibur with Magnus, VI. iv. 7; repairs the defences, VI. iv. 15; wounded in battle, ibid.

Siphilas, bodyguard of Constantianus, at the taking of Salones, V. vii. 34

Sirmium, city of the Gepaedes in Pannonia, V. iii. 15, xi. 5, xv. 27

Siscii, a people of central Europe, V. xv. 26

Solomon, king of the Jews; his treasures taken from Rome by Alaric, V. xii. 42

Spain, first country of Europe beginning from Gibraltar, V. xii. 3; its size compared with that of Gaul, V. xii. 5; formerly subject to the Romans, V. xii. 9; occupied by the Visigoths, V. xii. 12; really under the sway of Theoderic, V. xii. 47; Theudis establishes an independent power in, V. xii. 50-54; Spanish woman of great wealth married by him, V. xii. 50; Visigoths retire to, V. xiii. 13

Spaniards, situated beyond Gaul, V. xv. 29

Spolitium, city in Italy; submits to Constantinus, V. xvi. 3; garrisoned by him, V. xvi. 4, xvii. 3; avoided by Vittigis, V. xvii. 7, VI. xi. 9; Presidius takes refuge in, VI. viii. 2

Stephanus, a Neapolitan; remonstrates with Belisarius, V. viii. 7-11; urged by Belisarius to win over the Neapolitans, V. viii. 19; his attempts to do so, V. viii. 20, 21; assisted by Antiochus, V. viii. 21; opposed by Pastor and Asclepiodotus, V. viii. 22-24; goes again to Belisarius, V. viii. 25; summoned once more by Belisarius, V. ix. 23; returns to the city, V. ix. 29; bitterly accuses Asclepiodotus before Belisarius, V. x. 40-43

Suartuas, an Erulian; appointed king of the Eruli by Justinian, VI. xv. 32; attempts to destroy the Eruli sent to Thule, VI. xv. 34; flees to Byzantium, VI. xv. 35; Justinian attempts to restore him, VI. xv. 36

Suevi, barbarian people in Gaul, V. xii. 11; in two divisions, V. xv. 26; Asinarius gathers an army among them, V. xvi. 9, 12

Suntas, bodyguard of Belisarius, VI. vii. 27

Symmachus, a Roman senator and ex-consul, father-in-law of Boetius, V. i. 32; his death, V. i. 34; his children receive from Amalasuntha his property, V. ii. 5

Syracuse, surrenders to Belisarius, V. v. 12; entered by him on the last day of his consulship, V. v. 18, 19; garrisoned by him, V. viii. 1

Syria, home of Antiochus of Naples, V. viii. 21

Taracina, city near Rome, V. xi. 2; at the limit of Campania, V. xv. 22; Euthalius stops in, VI. ii. 1; Belisarius sends a hundred men thither, VI. ii. 3; occupied by Martinus and Trajan, VI. iv. 6, 14; left by them, VI. v. 4

Tarmutus, an Isaurian, brother of Ennes; persuades Belisarius to allow his infantry troops a share in the fighting, V. xxviii. 23-29; fights valiantly, V. xxix. 39, 40; his remarkable escape, V. xxix. 42, 43; his death, V. xxix. 44

Taulantii, a people of Illyricum, V. i. 13

Theoctistus, a physician; his successful treatment of Arzes' wound, VI. ii. 26 ff.

Theodatus, son of Amalafrida and nephew of Theoderic, V. iii. 1; opposed by Amalasuntha in his oppression of the people of Tuscany, V. iii. 2, 3; plans to hand over Tuscany to Justinian, V. iii. 4, 29; meets the envoys of Justinian secretly, V. iii. 9; accused by the Tuscans, V. iv. 1; compelled by Amalasuntha to make restitution, V. iv. 2; her attempts to gain his support, V. iv. 9 ff.; becomes king, V. iv. 10, 19; imprisons Amalasuntha, V. iv. 13-15; sends envoys and a letter to Justinian, V. iv. 15, 16; receives the envoy Peter from Justinian, V. iv. 17; opposed by Justinian, V. iv. 22; defended by Opilio, V. iv. 25; persuaded to kill Amalasuntha, V. iv. 26, 27; denounced by Peter, V. iv. 30; his excuses, V. iv. 31; terrified by Peter, suggests an agreement with Justinian, V. vi. 1-5; recalls Peter and consults him further, V. vi. 6-13; his letter to Justinian, V. vi. 14-21; reply of Justinian, V. vi. 22-25; receives envoys from Justinian, V. vi. 26; refuses to put his agreement into effect, V. vii. 11, 12; makes a speech regarding rights of envoys, V. vii. 13-16; receives a letter addressed to the Gothic nobles, V. vii. 22; guards the envoys Peter and Athanasius, V. vii. 25; proposes an alliance with the Franks, V. xiii. 14, 24; kept the wives and children of the garrison of Naples, V. viii. 8; appealed to in vain by the Neapolitans, V. ix. 1; the story of the swine whose fortune foreshadowed the outcome of the war, V. ix. 2-7; dethroned by the Goths, V. xi. 1; flees toward Ravenna, pursued by Optaris, V. xi. 6; the cause of Optaris' hatred of him, V. xi. 7, 8; killed on the road, V. xi. 9, xiii. 15, xxix. 6; brother of Amalaberga, V. xiii. 2; father of Theodegisclus, V. xi. 10; father-in-law of Ebrimous, V. viii. 3; father of Theodenanthe, ibid.; his unstable character, V. vii. 11; accustomed to seek oracles, V. ix. 3

Theodegisclus, son of Theodatus; imprisoned by Vittigis, V. xi. 10

Theodenanthe, daughter of Theodatus, wife of Ebrimous, V. viii. 3

Theoderic, Gothic king, patrician and ex-consul in Byzantium, V. i. 9, VI. vi. 16; leads the Goths in rebellion, V. i. 9; persuaded by Zeno to attack Odoacer, V. i. 10, VI. vi. 16, 23; leads the Gothic people to Italy, V. i. 12; not followed from Thrace by all the Goths, V. xvi. 2; besieges Ravenna, V. i. 24; his agreement with Odoacer, V. i. 24; kills him, V. i. 25; his war with the Gepaedes, V. xi. 5; forms close alliance with the Thuringians and Visigoths, V. xii. 21, 22; feared by the Franks, V. xii. 23; forms an alliance with them, V. xii. 24; craftily refrains from participation in the war against the Burgundians and gains part of their land, V. xii. 26-28, 31, 32; disregarded by the Franks, V. xii. 33; appealed to by Alaric and sends him an army, V. xii. 34; reproached by the Visigoths, V. xii. 37; drives the Franks from besieging Carcasiana, V. xii. 44; recovers eastern Gaul, V. xii. 45; makes Amalaric king of the Visigoths, acting as regent himself, V. xii. 46; sends Theudis to Spain with an army, V. xii. 50; tolerates his tyranny, V. xii. 51-54; virtual ruler over Gaul and Spain as well as Italy, V. xii. 47-49; imposed a tribute on the Visigoths, V. xii. 47, 48, xiii. 6; removed the treasures of Carcasiana, V. xiii. 6; kills Symmachus and Boetius, V. i. 34; terrified thereafter by the appearance of a fish's head, V. i. 35 ff.; his death, V. i. 39, xiii. 1; succeeded by Atalaric, V. ii. 1; made no new laws in Italy, VI. vi. 17; mosaic picture of, in Naples, V. xxiv. 22; kept the Romans in luxury, V. xx. 11; did not allow the Goths to educate their children, V. ii. 14; his own ignorance of letters, V. ii. 16; his character as a sovereign, V. i. 26 ff., xi. 26; beloved by his subjects, V. i. 29-31; brother of Amalafrida, V. iii. 1; father of Amalasuntha, V. ii. 23, xxiv. 25; father of Theodichusa, V. xii. 22; grandfather of Amalaric, V. xii. 43, 46; of Atalaric, V. ii. 1, xxiv. 24; of Matasuntha, V. xi. 27, xxix. 8; uncle of Theodatus, V. iii. 1; the family of, V. iv. 6

Theodichusa, daughter of Theoderic, betrothed to Alaric the younger, V. xii. 22; mother of Amalaric, V. xii. 43

Theodoriscus, a Cappadocian, guardsman of Martinus; conspicuous for his valour, V. xxix. 20, 21

Thessalonica, home of Peter, V. iii. 30

Theudibert, king of the Franks; gives his sister in marriage to Amalaric, V. xiii. 4; appealed to by her, V. xiii. 10; defeats Amalaric in battle, V. xiii. 11; takes possession of the Visigothic portion of Gaul, V. xiii. 12; sanctions treaty with Theodatus, V. xiii. 27; sends allies to Vittigis, VI. xii. 38, 39

Theudis, a Goth, marries a woman in Spain and sets up an independent power there, V. xii. 50-54; tyrant in Spain, V. xiii. 13

Thrace, ancient home of the Goths, V. xvi. 2; home of Constantinus and Bessas, V. v. 3; of Cutilas, VI. ii. 10; of Ulimuth, VI. xiii. 14

Thracians, a force of, reaches Dryus, VI. v. 1; with the Roman army, VI. xi. 5; sent to Milan under command of Paulus, VI. xii. 26, 27

Thule, description of the island, its inhabitants, long nights, etc., VI. xv. 4 ff.; Eruli settled there, VI. xv. 29; the Eruli send thither for a king, VI. xiv. 42, xv. 27, 30; their messengers return from, VI. xv. 33

Thurii, a city in southern Italy, V. xv. 23

Thuringians, barbarians in Gaul, V. xii. 10, 11; form close alliance with Theoderic, V. xii. 21, 22; their ruler Hermenefridus, V. xii. 22; subjugated by the Franks, V. xiii. 1

Tiber River, an obstacle to Vittigis, V. xvii. 13-15; defended by Belisarius, V. xvii. 18, xviii. 2 ff.; crossed by Vittigis, V. xviii. 1 ff.; xxiv. 3; crossed by the Goths to storm the wall, V. xxii. 18, 25; used by Belisarius to turn the mills, V. xix. 19 ff.; Romans bring in provisions by it, VI. vii. 8 ff; description of its mouths, V. xxvi. 5-8; navigable, V. xxvi. 6; freight traffic on, V. xxvi. 10-12; its tortuous course, V. xxvi. 11; flowed by the wall near the Aurelian Gate, V. xxii. 16, VI. ix. 16; sewers of Rome discharged into it, V. xix. 29; bridged in building the wall of Rome, V. xix. 10; included in the fortifications of Rome, V. xix. 6-10; bridge over, distance from Rome, V. xvii. 13; fortified by Belisarius, V. xvii. 14; abandoned by the garrison, V. xvii. 19

Tibur, occupied by Sinthues and Magnus, VI. iv. 7; distance from Rome, ibid.

Ticinum, strongly fortified city, VI. xii. 32; battle fought near, VI. xii. 31, 33

Totila, ruler of the Goths, V. xxiv. 32

Trajan, bodyguard of Belisarius; makes a successful attack upon the Goths, V. xxvii. 4 ff.; sent to Taracina, VI. iv. 6; which he occupies with Martinus, VI. iv. 14; summoned back to Rome, VI. v. 4; sent against the Goths, VI. v. 9, 10; in the battle at the Pincian Gate, VI. v. 21; his strange wound, VI. v. 24-27

Transtiburtine Gate, threatened by a Gothic camp, V. xix. 4

Tria Fata, near the temple of Janus in Rome, V. xxv. 19

Tripolis, ashes from Vesuvius fell in, VI. iv. 27

Troy, a man of Troy, V. xv. 10; see also Ilium

Tudera, town in Italy, garrisoned by Vittigis; VI. xi. 1; surrenders to Belisarius, VI. xiii. 2, 3; garrisoned by him, VI. xiii. 4

Tuscan Sea, south of Gaul, V. xii. 6, 7; distance from Ravenna, V. xv. 19

Tuscans, accuse Theodatus before Amalasuntha, V. iv. 1; welcome Constantinus into their cities, V. xvi. 4

Tuscany, extending from Aemilia to the boundaries of Rome, V. xv. 30; most of its lands owned by Theodatus, V. iii. 2, 29; who plans to hand it over to Justinian, V. iii. 4, iv. 17; invaded by Constantinus, V. xvi. 1 ff.; its cities: Genoa, VI. xii. 29; Narnia, V. xvi. 2; Spolitium and Perusia, V. xvi. 3; Clusium, VI. xi. 1; Centumcellae, VI. vii. 18, 19; its lake Vulsina, V. iv. 14

Tydeus, father of Diomedes, V. xv. 8

Uliaris, a Goth, in command of Naples, V. iii. 15

Ulias, a Goth, given as a hostage, VI. vii. 13

Uligisalus, sent to Dalmatia, V. xvi. 8; enters Liburnia alone, V. xvi. 12; defeated, retires to Burnus, V. xvi. 13; proceeds with Asinarius to Salones, V. xvi. 16; stationed in Tudera, VI. xi. 1

Ulimuth, of Thrace, bodyguard of Belisarius; renders signal service at Ancon, VI. xiii. 14, 15

Ulitheus, uncle of Vittigis, defeated and killed by John, VI. x. 2

Unilas, Gothic commander; sent into Tuscany, V. xvi. 5; defeated and captured, V. xvi. 6, 7

Uraias, Gothic commander; sent into Liguria, VI. xii. 37; nephew of Vittigis, ibid.

Urbinus, city in Picenum, VI. x. 5; passed by John, VI. x. 5, 7; garrisoned by Vittigis, VI. xi. 2

Ursicinus, Roman commander of infantry, V. v. 3, xxiii. 3

Urviventus, town near Rome; garrisoned by Vittigis, VI. xi. 1

Vacimus, Gothic commander; sent against Ancon, VI. xiii. 5, 8

Vacis, a Goth, sent to the Salarian Gate to harangue the Romans, V. xviii. 39-41

Valentinian, Roman emperor; slain by Maximus, V. xxv. 15

Valentinus, Roman commander of cavalry, V. v. 3; sent to the Plain of Nero by Belisarius, V. xxviii. 16, 19; unable to control his troops, V. xxix. 28

Valentinus, groom of Photius; fights valiantly, V. xviii. 18

Valerian, Roman commander; sent to Italy, V. xxiv. 19; winters in Aetolia, V. xxiv. 20; ordered to hasten to Rome, V. xxiv. 18; arrives in Rome, V. xxvii. 1; sent out against the Goths by Belisarius, V. xxvii. 22; sent to the Plain of Nero, VI. ii. 8; fights there with varying fortune, VI. ii. 19 ff.; with Martinus rescues Bochas, VI. ii. 24; establishes a camp at the church of Paul, VI. iv. 11; returns to the city, VI. iv. 12; with Ildiger seizes Constantinus, VI. viii. 16; uncle of Damian, VI. vii. 26; his bodyguard Gouboulgoudou, VI. xiii. 14

Vandalarius, see Visandus

Vandals in Africa; their overthrow, V. iii. 22, v. 1, xxix. 8

Varni, a barbarian nation, VI. xv. 2

Veneti, their territory adjoining Istria, and extending to Ravenna, V. xv. 25

Venetia, held by the Goths, V. xi. 16

Vergentinus, Roman senator; escapes execution by flight, V. xxvi. 2

Vesuvius, threatens an eruption, VI. iv. 21; description of the mountain, VI. iv. 22-24; distance from Naples, VI. iv. 22; its heavy ash showers, VI. iv. 25-27; periodicity of its eruptions, VI. iv. 28; its fertility, VI. iv. 29; its salubrious atmosphere, VI. iv. 30

Vigilius, appointed chief priest of Rome, V. xxv. 13; brother of Reparatus, V. xxvi. 2

Visandus Vandalarius, a Goth; distinguished for his bravery at the battle of the Mulvian bridge, V. xviii. 29; his unexpected recovery, V. xviii. 30-33; stationed at Auximus, VI. xi. 2

Visandus, Erulian commander, VI. xiii. 18

Visigoths, occupy all of Spain and part of Gaul, V. xii. 12; their ruler Alaric the younger, V. xii. 22; form close alliance with Theoderic, V. xii. 21, 22; attacked by the Franks, V. xii. 33; encamp against them, V. xii. 35; compel Alaric to fight, V. xii. 36-38; defeated in battle, V. xii. 40; choose Giselic as king, V. xii. 43; Amalaric becomes king over them, V. xii. 46; mingle with the Goths, V. xii. 49; separate from them, V. xiii. 7, 8; defeated by the Franks, V. xiii. 11; withdraw from Gaul to Spain, V. xiii. 13

Vitalian, the tyrant, uncle of John, VI. v. 1, vii. 25

Vittigis, chosen king of the Goths, V. xi. 5; his good birth and military achievements, ibid.; sends Optaris in pursuit of Theodatus, V. xi. 6; imprisons the son of Theodatus, V. xi. 10; advises withdrawal to Ravenna, V. xi. 11 ff.; withdraws to Ravenna, leaving a garrison in Rome, V. xi. 26; unable to recall the Goths from Gaul, V. xiii. 16; addresses the Goths, V. xiii. 17-25; forms an alliance with the Franks, V. xiii. 26-28; summons Marcias from Gaul, V. xiii. 29; sends an army against the Romans in Tuscany, V. xvi. 5; eager to leave Ravenna, but prevented by the absence of Marcias, V. xvi. 7, 11; sends an army to Dalmatia, V. xvi. 8, 9; finally moves against Rome, V. xvi. 19; his feverish haste, V. xvi. 20, 21, xvii. 8; refrains from attacking Perusia, Spolitium, and Narnia, V. xvii. 7, 8; advances through Sabine territory, V. xvii. 12; halts at the Tiber, V. xvii. 13; sends Vacis to the Salarian Gate, V. xviii. 39; commands one Gothic camp, V. xix. 12; his name given in play to one of the Samnite children, V. xx. 1-4; sends envoys to Belisarius, V. xx. 7; hears their report, V. xxi. 1; prepares to storm the wall, V. xxi. 2, 3; constructs engines of war, V. xxi. 4-12; makes a general assault on the wall, V. xxii. 1 ff.; leads an attack on the Vivarium, V. xxii. 10 ff.; where he presses the Romans hard, V. xxiii. 13; breaks down the outer wall, V. xxiii. 17, 19; his attacking force cut to pieces, V. xxiii. 20-22; kills Roman senators, V. xxvi. 1; seizes Portus, V. xxvi. 3, 14; tries to use Roman tactics on Belisarius, V. xxvii. 15-23; prepares for battle and addresses his army, V. xxix. 1-15; commands in person at the great battle, V. xxix. 16 ff.; allows Portus to be abandoned, VI. vii. 16, 22; investigates the aqueduct, VI. ix. 1 ff.; tries a new stratagem, VI. ix. 16 ff.; alarmed for Ravenna, abandons Rome, VI. x. 8, 12, 13; marches to Ariminum, leaving garrisons in certain towns VI. xi. 1-3; besieges Ariminum, VI. xii. 1 ff.; sends an army into Liguria, VI. xii. 37; receives Frankish allies, VI. xii. 38; Belisarius marches against him, VI. xiii. 1; sends an army against Ancon, VI. xiii. 5; uncle of Uraias, VI. xii. 37; nephew of Ulitheus, VI. x. 2; husband of Matasuntha, V. xi. 27, VI. x. 11

Vivarium, an enclosure in the walls of Rome, V. xxii. 10; built for the keeping of wild animals, V. xxiii. 16; a very vulnerable point in the wall, V. xxiii. 13, 15; attacked by Vittigis, V. xxii. 10, 11, xxiii. 13-23; successfully defended under the direction of Belisarius, V. xxiii. 14-23

Vulsina, lake in Tuscany; Amalasuntha imprisoned there, V. iv. 14

Wild ass, an engine used for throwing stones, V. xxi. 18, 19

Wolf, a contrivance used by Belisarius for guarding the gates of Rome, V. xxi. 19-22

Zarter, a Massagete, bodyguard of Belisarius, sent into Tuscany, V. xvi. 1

Zeno, emperor of the East, V. i. 2; persuades Theoderic to attack Odoacer, V. i. 10, VI. vi. 16, 23

Zeno, a Roman commander of cavalry, VI. v. 2; given as a hostage, VI. vii. 13



Transcriber's Notes:

In this text edition, the dated sidenotes were replaced with lettered footnotes with the references following the paragraph in which they land.

Obvious punctuation errors repaired.

Chapter XXIII, Footnote 1: "cap." changed to "chap."

Page 329, "Dryous" changed to "Dryus". (who landed at Dryus)

Page 438, "seven" changed to "six". (establish six camps)

Index:

The following words were changed so that the index matched what was actually in the text.

Original Changed Index To "Aclyinus" "Aquilinus" "Aegypt" "Egypt" "Peter" "Pastor" (under Asclepiodotus) "Giselicus" "Giselic"(under Alaric and Giselic) "Aquilea" "Aquileia" "Bandalarius" "Vandalarius" (under Vandalarius and Visandus) "Chorsomantis" "Chorsamantis" "Diomed" "Diomedes" (twice under Beneventus) "Messina" "Messana" (under Charybdis and Scylla) "Chersonnesus" "Chersonese" "Rudolphus" "Rodolophus"(under Lombards) "Viselicus" "Giselic"(under Visigoths) "Uraias" "Uraias"

Body-guard used four times in the A section in index changed to bodyguard to conform to text.

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