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Belisarius

[bel-uh-sair-ee-uh s] /ˌbɛl əˈsɛər i əs/
noun
1.
a.d. 505?–565, general of the Eastern Roman Empire.
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  • When Belisarius occupied Rome he had only 5000 soldiers at his command.

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  • On the 15 th December Belisarius met the Vandals in battle-array.

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  • Belisarius had meant to dispute the passage of the Tiber at this point.

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  • And he wrote to Belisarius that as soon as they should summon him he should go thither with all speed.

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  • And Belisarius promised that they should all be fulfilled for them and so sent him back.

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  • And for this reason, they say, Theodatus felt no impulse to enter into a struggle with Belisarius.

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  • But Belisarius, as he besieged the Neapolitans both by land and by sea, was beginning to be vexed.

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  • Then at length Belisarius, on his part, made his preparations to enter the city as follows.

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  • Such was the progress of these events where Belisarius was engaged.

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  • But while Vittigis was carrying on these negotiations, Belisarius was preparing to go to Rome.

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British Dictionary definitions for Belisarius

Belisarius

/ˌbɛlɪˈsɑːrɪəs/
noun
1.
?505–565 ad, Byzantine general under Justinian I. He recovered North Africa from the Vandals and Italy from the Ostrogoths and led forces against the Persians
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