Associations to the word «Belisarius»


BELISARIUS, proper noun. (history) a general of the Byzantine Empire, who was instrumental to Emperor Justinian's ambitious project of reconquering much of the Mediterranean territory of the former Western Roman Empire, which had been lost less than a century previously

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BELISARIUS, noun. Byzantine general under Justinian I; he recovered former Roman territories in northern Africa and fought against the Persians.

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