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accessible beauties of the city, and the immensity of its population; also the vicinity of the strait which divides the Black Sea from the AEgean. Then after destroying the works which they had constructed, having sustained greater losses than they had inflicted, they raised the siege, and roamed at random over the northern provinces, which they traversed without restraint as far as the Julian Alps, which the ancients used to call the Venetian Alps. 8. At this time the energy and promptitude of Julius, the commander of the forces on the other side of Mount Taurus, was particularly distinguished; for when he learnt what had happened in Thrace, he sent secret letters to all #e governors of the different cities and forts, who were all Romans (which at this time is not very common), requesting them, on one and the same day, as at a concerted signal, to put to death all the Goths who had previously been admitted into the places under their charge; first luring them into the suburbs, in expectation of receiving the pay which had been promised to them. This wise plan was carried out without any disturbance or any delay; and thus the Eastern provinces were delivered from great dangers. 9. Thus have I, a Greek by birth, and formerly a soldier, related all the events from the accession of Nerva to the death of Valens, to the best of my abilities; professing above all things to tell the truth, which, as I believe, I have never knowingly perverted, either by silence or by falsehood. Let better men in the flower of their age, and of eminent accomplishments, relate the subsequent events. But if it should please them to undertake the task, I warn them to sharpen their tongues to a loftier style.

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A.
ABANNI, a people of Africa, 533
Aparne, a town in Mesopotamia, noted
for its hot springs, 182
Abdera, the birthplace of Protagoras
and Democritus, 286
Abdigidus, a tribune, 173
Abienus, a senator, 477,478
Abii, a people of Persia, 339
Ablabius, prefect of the praetorium,
236
Abora, or Chaboras, a river in Meso-
potamia, 111
Abydos, 287
Abydum, a town in Thebais, 208
Achaei, a Caspian tribe, 290
Achaiacala, a fort on an island in the
Euphrates, 350
Acheron, the river, 289
Acherusian cave, the, 289
Acilius Glabrio, the first Roman to
whom a statue was erected, 16
Acimincum, a town in Hungary,
205
Acone, a port on the Euxine Sea, 289
Auontia, a species of serpent in Egypt,
311
Acontismn, a narrow defile between
Thraoe and Macedonia, 443
Acropatena, a province of Media, 335
Adaces, a Persian Satrap, killed, 374
Addense, 531
Adelphius, prefect of Rome, 92
Adiabas, a river in Assyria, 334
Adiabene, a province of Assyria, 176,
320, 333
Adonis, 186
Adrastea, the goddess of retribution,
o!]ed also Nemesis, 42, 281
A.Sastas, king of the Argives, 41
Adeanus, keeper of the records, 56, 58
AEgean Sea, 286

AElian, Count, 182, 183; crucified by
the Persians, 200
AEnus, a city of Thrace, 286, 444
Africanus, Governor of the second Pan-
nonia, 50, 95
Agabana, a fortress in Persia, 463
Agathocles, king of Sicily, 44

| Agathyrsi, a tribe near the Palus

Maeotis, 291
Agazaca, a city of the Paropanisatae,
342
Agenaricus, king of the Allemanni, 113
Agilimundus, a chieftain of the Quadi,
151
Agilo, an equerry, 34, 266; pro
moted to the prefecture by Julian,
279; recalled to military service by
Procopius, 422; intercedes for his
father-in-law Araxius, 432
Aginatius put to death by Maximin
474

Aiadalthes, a tribune, 181
Alani, a Scythian tribe, 291, 328, 580
581, 599,611
Alatheus, 583, 587, 611
Alavivus, a general of the Goths, 585,

587
Albani, allies of the Persians, 176, 187.
332

Albinus of Etruria, 56
Alexander the Great, 41, 46, 89
Alexander of Heliopolis, 319
Alexandria, a village near Rome, 131
in Egypt, 300; described, 313
its temples and library, 314; it
schools, 315
a city in Arachosia, 343
– in Ariana, 342
– in Carmania, 339
– an island in Persia, 338
a town in Sogdiana, 340
Alfenus, a distinguished lawyer, 556

Alicodia, a city in Bactria, .340
Aligildus, a count, 271, 277
Aliso, a tribune, 427
Alitrophagi, a Scythian tribe, 341
Allemanni, or Germans—these names
are used promiscuously by Ammi-
anus—defeated at the battle of Stras-
burg, 118, 247; lay waste Gaul and
Rhaetia, 413, 414; defeated by
Jovinus, 438, 567; make incursions
into the Roman territory, 602; are
defeated, 604
Allobroges, a nation of Gaul, 81
Alpheus, a river rising in Arcadia, 53
Alps, the Cottian, 75; the Julian, 259;
the Grecian, 76; the Penine, 76;
Hannibal's passage of the, 77
Alypius of Antioch, 317, 514
- a Roman noble, 471
Amantius, a soothsayer, 472
Amanus, a mountain range in Cilicia,

Amardus, a river in Media, 337
Amastris, a city in Paphlagonia, 289
Amazons, one of the Caspian tribes,
291 ; defeated by the Athenians,
289
Amicenses, a Sarmatian tribe, 154
Amida, a city of Mesopotamia, 174;
besieged by Sapor, 185; betrayed by
a deserter, 192; courage of the gar-
rison, 195; a sortie of the Gallic
troops, from, 195, 236
Amiens (Ambians), a city in Belgium,
79,453
Aminias, a Persian general, 369
Anisus, a city in Pontus, 289
Ammianus, his noble birtn, 199:
placed under Ursicinus, governor of
Nisibis, by the Emperor Constantius,
30; returns to Italy, 37; his in-
dustry, 45; sent into Gaul, 60;
sent back to the East, 103; visits
Thebes, 130; recalled, 171; escapes
from Nisibis, 173; sent to Jovini-
anus, satrap of Corduena, 175;
narrow escape of, 181; arrives at
Antioch, 200; accompanies Julian
in his expedition against the Persians,
326; returns with Jovian, 402; his
advice to future historians, 623
Ampelius, prefect of Otricoli, 472

Amphiaraus an ancient seer, 4
Amphilochius, a Paphlagonian, 252
Amphisbaena, a serpent, 311
Amphitheatre at Rome, 102,411
Amphitris, a Spartan, the charioteer of
Castor and Pollux, 290
Amudis, a fort in Mesopotamia, 173
Amycus, king of the Bebrycii, 288
Anaphe, an island in the AEgean Sea,
139
Anatha, a fortress in Mesopotami's,
347
Anatolis, prefect of Illyricum, 204;
master of the offices, 234; his death,
253
Anatolius, an officer of the palace, 504
Anaxagoras the philosopher, 287; pre-
dicted the fall of stones and earth-
quakes, 315
Anaximander, a Milesian philosopher,
139
Anazarbus, a city of Cilicia, 27
Anchialos, a city of Thrace, 293, 444
Ancorarius, a mountain of Mauritania,
531
Ancyra, a city of Galatia, 296, 403, 426
Andernach (Antumacum), 161
Andocides, a Grecian orator, 554
Andriscus of Adramyttium, 44, 421
Andronicus, a poet, 209
Anepsia, wife of Victorinus, 475, 478
Anicii, the, a noble family at Rome, 98
Anniba, a mountain in Scythia, 341
Anthemusia, a province of Mesopo-
tamia, 10
Anthropophagi, a Scythian tribe, 580
Antibes (Antipolis), a town in Gaul, 79
Antinoöpolis, a city in Egypt, 312
Antioch in Syria, 28; visited by the
Emperor Julian, 297; by Jovian,
401
Antiochia, in Persia, 339
tiphon, a Greek orator, 554
Antoninopolis, a town in Mesopotamia,
built by Constantius, 182
Antoninus, a wealthy merchant, affen
wards one of the protectores. 168;
his treachery, 169
Antonius, a tribune, 415
Anzaba, a river in Mesopotamix. 3 #5
Apamia, a city in Assyria, 334.33:
a city in Thrace, 287

INDEX. 627

Apamia, a city in Syria, 28
Apis, the sacred Egyptian bull, 306
Apodemius, the secretary for the pro-
vinces, 41, 46; sentenced to be
burnt alive, 280
Apollinarii, father and son, the former
governor of Phoenicia, the latter
steward of the palace, 26
Apollo, the Cimaean, 334; of Daphne,
303; the Palatine, 320; the Smin-
thian, 286
Apollonia, a city of Thrace, 293
– in Assyria, 334
Apollonius of Tyana, 270
Apronianus, prefect of Rome, 317;
suppresses the magicians, 411
Aprunculus Gallus, an orator and sooth-
sayer, afterwards governor of Nar-
bonne, 277
Aquileia, the capital of Venetia, 261;
besieged by Julian, 261; surrenders,
264
Aquitani, a nation of Gaul, 78
Arabia reduced to a Roman province
by the Emperor Trajan, 29; Arabia
Felix, 338
Arabis, a river in the country of the
Drangeani, 342
Aracha, a town in Susiana, 335, 337
Arachosia, a Persian province, 342
Arachotoscrene, a marsh in Arachosia,
343
Aradius, count of the east, 317
Araharius, a Sarmatian chief, 149
Arar, a river in Gaul (the Saone), 80
Arator, duke, 481
Aratus the poet, 299, 386
Araxates, a river in Sogdiana, 340
Araxius, prefect of the praetorium, 422
Arbaca, a city in Arachosia, 343
Arbela, a city in Adiabene, 334
Arbetio, 36, 47, 92; made consul, 71,
213
Arboreus, high chamberlain, 49
Arbor Felix, fortress of 605
Arcadius, a river of the Euxine, 289
Archelaus, a general of King Mithri-
dates, 116
Archimedes the mathematician, 407
Ardea, a town in Persia, 338
Areans, a sect, 485
Areopagus, 518

Arethusa, a town in Thrace, the burial-
place of Euripides, 443
Argaeus, a mountain in Cappadocia, 233
Argonauts, the, 27
Ariana, a province of Persia, 342
Arias, a river in Arcana, 342
Ariaspe, a town in the province of
Drangiana, 342
Arimaspi, a fierce one-eyed nation
bordering on Persia, 332
Arimphaei, a nation bordering on the
Euxine, 292
Arinchi, a savage tribe near the Euxine,
291
Arintheus, a tribune, 54; commands
the left wing of the army under
Julian, 347; ambassador to the
Persians, 393, 446
Aristanetus, prefect of Bithynia, lost
his life in an earthquake, 138
Aristarchus the grammarian, 314
Aristides, 558
Aristobulus consul with Diocletian,
317
Arles (Arelate), a town on the Rhone.
79

Armenia conquered by Galerius, 134;
its restoration to the Persians de-
manded by Sapor, 135; abandoned
by Jovian in the treaty of Dura,
394, 549
Armonius, a mountain in Asia Minor,
289
Arsaces, the first king of the Parthians,
330
- king of Armenia, an ally of Con-
stantius, 235; of Julian, 318; taken
prisoner by the Persians, 394; put
to death, 463
Arsacia, a city of Media, 337
Arsiana, a city of Susiana, 335
Arsinoë, a city of Cyrene, anciently
called Tauchira, and now Tochira, 312
Artabannes, a Persian satrap, 463
Artabius, a river in Gedrosia, a district
of Persia, 343
Artacana, a city of Parthia, 338 :
Artemis, a river in Bactria, 340
Artemisia, queen of Caria, 487
Artemius, deputy-governor of Roula,
146
— duke of Egypt, 300

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