1. Byzantine general under Justinian I; he recovered former Roman territories in northern Africa and fought against the Persians
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How To Use Belisarius In A Sentence

  • [S] 526 A.D. [T] 531 A.D. But at a later time [60] Theodatus, the ruler of the Goths, upon learning that Belisarius had come to Sicily, made a compact with the Germans, in which it was agreed that the Germans should have that portion of Gaul which fell to the Goths, and should receive twenty centenaria [61] of gold, and that in return they should assist the Goths in this war. Procopius History of the Wars, Books V. and VI.
  • Belisarius instantly sallied from the gates; and while the soldiers chanted his name and victory, the hostile engines of war were reduced to ashes. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
  • So was the whole island of Sicily won over to the realm of Justinian before the end of 535, and Belisarius, Consul for the year, rode through the streets of Syracuse on the last day of his term of office, scattering his "donative" to the shouting soldiers and citizens. Theodoric the Goth Barbarian Champion of Civilisation
  • a rebel, his wife Antonina, who enjoyed the secret confidence of the empress, communicated his feigned discontent to Euphemia, the daughter of the praefect; the credulous virgin imparted to her father the dangerous project, and John, who might have known the value of oaths and promises, was tempted to accept a nocturnal, and almost treasonable, interview with the wife of Belisarius. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
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