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Belisarius

[bel-uh-sair-ee-uh s]
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noun
  1. a.d. 505?–565, general of the Eastern Roman Empire.
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Examples from the Web for belisarius

Historical Examples

  • When Belisarius occupied Rome he had only 5000 soldiers at his command.

    The Formation of Christendom, Volume VI

    Thomas W. (Thomas William) Allies

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

    Theodoric the Goth

    Thomas Hodgkin

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

    Theodoric the Goth

    Thomas Hodgkin

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

    Procopius

    Procopius

  • And Belisarius arranged for the defence of the city in the following manner.

    Procopius

    Procopius


British Dictionary definitions for belisarius

Belisarius

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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