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History of the Later Roman Empire

by J. B. Bury

published by Macmillan & Co., Ltd.,
1923

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p493 INDEX

B-C

Bacaudae (or bagaudae), 252

Baduarius, general, ii.296, 312

Baetica, Silings in, 203; Asdings in, 208; Justinian's conquests in, ii.287

Bakeries, 60

Balearic islands, Vandals in, 258, 333; recovered by Empire, ii.137

Balkan Peninsula, geography of, 265 sqq.

Balkh, ii.5

Bandum, 38 bankers, ii.357

Barbaria, east coast of Africa, ii.320

Barcelona, 198 sq., 248

Baresamanas, ii.83 sq.

Bargus, 117

Barritus, 38

Basentus, r., 184

Basil. St., his Rule, 383

Basil, bishop of Aix, 342 basil, consul in A.D. 480, 409

Basil, the last consul (A.D. 541), ii.348

Basilides, quaestor, ii.41

Basiliscus, Emperor, commands expedition against Vandals, 337 sq.; reign of, 391 sqq.; his Encyclical, 403; coinis, 393

Bassi, Roman family, 164

Batava Castra, 166

Batnae, 94, 96

Bauto, 108

Bavaria, origin of, 461

Bazanis, ii.344

Beasts, fights with wild, 438

Bederiana, ii.18

Belabitene, ii.90, 344

Belgica, Lower, 242; Upper, 249; decline of Roman power in 342l Frank conquest, 346

Belisarius, at Nika revolt, ii.42 sqq.; retainers, 42, 77; hated by John the Cappadocian, 56; his estates, 57; discovers Antonina's adultery, 60; reconciled to her, 61; begins career in Armenia, 80; mag. mil. Or., 81; wins battle of Daras, 82 sqq.; defeated at Callinicum, 86 sq.; recalled, 87 returns to East in 541, campaign in Mesopotamia, 103; in Euphratesia, 105 sq.; Vandalic expedition, 127 sqq.; στρατηγὸς αὐτοκράτωρ, 127, 170; military capacities discussed, 137, 198, 249; Vandalic triumph, 139; suppresses mutiny at Carthage, 143 sq.; Italian expedition, 170; conquers Sicily, 171; march to Naples, 175; siege of Naples, 176 sqq.; besieged in Rome, 180 sqq.; his horse, 182; letter to Justinian, 185; interview with Gothic envoys, 189; puts Constantine to death, 192; reasons of his confidence in success, 194; relieves Ariminum, 198; dissensions with Narses, 200 sq., 205; Ostrogoths wish to proclaim him Emperor, 211 sqq.; enters Ravenna, 213;3 loyalty to Justinian, 214; coldly received at Constantinople ib.; sent to Italy again, 234 sq.; comes stabuli ib.; letter to Justinian, 235; lands at Porto to relieve Rome, 239; breaks through the boom, 241; illness, ib., 245; letter to Totila, 243; reoccupies Rome, 245; goes to Bruttii, 246; at Rome again, 248; recalled, 249; deposes Pope Silverius, 378 sq.; interviews with Vigilius, 388, 389; relations of Procopius to, 419 sqq.

Benedict, St., ii.224 sq.; interview with Totila, 233

Bergamum, ii.202

Beroea (Syrian), 94, 96; demolished by Chosroes, ii.96

Beroea (Stara Zagora), 267;, ii.309, 398

Berytus, law school of, 438;, ii.39

Bessas, in Colchis, ii.114 sqq.; deposed, 118; sent to Italy, 170; at Rome, 192; in Spoleto, 227; at battle of Mugello, 230; commander in Rome, 236 sqq.; flees from Rome, 242 bessi, 315

Bigilas, 279, 281

Bilimer, 340

Biraparach, ii.6

Bishops; municipal influence, 61, 65; usefulness of Gallic, in, 5, 347; protectors against oppression, 416; prominence in municipal government, ii.351, 361 sq.; incomes and fees paid by, 361; see Clergy

Bithrapsas, battle of, 434

Bizye, 297

Bleda, 272, 375

Blemyes, 237 sq., 354, 433;, ii.329, 371

Blemyomachia, 238

Bleschanes, ii.103

Boethius, Fl. Manlius (consul in A.D. 487), 409

Boethius, Anicius Manlius Torquatus Severinus (son of preceding), 455; mag. off., ii.153; prosecution and death, 154 sq.; De consol. ohil., 216 sqq.; other works, 219 sq.

Bohemia, 99

Bologna, 171;, ii.234

Bolsena, lake of, ii.164

Boniface, general, defends Marseilles, 196; supports Placidia, 223; activities as Count of Africa, 244 sq.; defeats Imperial army, 245; relations with Augustine, 245; invites Vandals, 245 sq.; reconciled with Placidia, 247; defeated by Vandals, ib.; mag. utr. mil., 248; death ib.

Boniface I, Pope, 363

Boniface II, Pope, 380

Bononia, see Bologna; Boulogne

Bonus, ii.315

Boraides, ii.19, 47, 67, 69

Bordeaux, Athaulf seizes, 196; burns, 198; surrendered to Visigoths, 204; distance from Constantinople, 269

Bosphorus, dimensions, 67 sq.; suburbs of, 86 sq.

Bosporus (Crimean), ii.80, 310 sqq.

Bostra, 96

Boulogne, 187, 188

Bourges, 342

Bracara, 208, 327

Bread, distribution of at Constantinople, 74; sale of, ii.356; see Corn

Bregantinus, ii.203

Bretons, 202, 342

Brigetio, 166

Brisa, or Berisa (Bolus), ii.344

Britain fleets in the Channel, 44; legion called to Italy from, 161; rebellion (A.D. 406‑407), 187 sq.; condition of, in reign of Honorius, 200-202; probable date of Saxon conquest 201n; Belisarius ironically offers it to the Ostrogoths, ii.190

Brittany, origin of, 202

Brixia (Brescia), ii.281

Brumalia, 438

Bruttii, conquered by Totila, ii.231; passes between Lucania and Bruttii, 247

Brutae, feast of, 437

Buccelin (called Butilin by Agathias), ii.275, 277sqq

Bucellarii, 43; private retainers, 321;, ii.77, 127

Bulgarians, in Zeno's service, 421; = Unogundurs, 435; invade Empire under Anastasius, ib.; employment as Federates under Vitalian, 447 sq.; defeated by Ostrogoths, 460; invasions in Justinian's reign, ii.296 sq., 302

Bulla Regia, ii.136

Burcentius, ii.208 sq.

Burdigala, see Bordeaux

Burgaon, Mt., battle of, ii.143

Burgundians, 98, 99; numbers of, 105; expansion on the Rhine, 187; first kingdom in Gaul, 200; defeated by Huns, 249; second kingdom in Savoy ib.; act with Aetius against Huns, 292; oppose Majorian, 330; obtain Lugdunensis I, 331; extension of their power, 341 sq.; language, 344; help Odovacar against Ostrogoths, 423; devastate north Italy, 424 sq.; embassy of Epiphanius to, 427; lose Provence, 462; relations with the Empire and Theoderic, 463; with Amalasuntha, ii.161; conquered by Franks ib.; invade Italy, 203 sq.

Busalbos, 395

Buzes, ii.82; in command against Persia, 95 sqq., 119

Byzacena, 255 "Byzantinism,", 4, 116

Byzantium, see Constantinople

Caecilian, Prince. Pref., 178

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