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INDEX. 643

Scordisci, formerly inhabitants of
Thrace, 442 -

scorpion, a military engine, 197; its
structure, 322

Scots and Picts, 212,413,453

Scudilo, commander of the Scutarii,
34, 42

Scytalae, a species of Egyptian serpent,
311

Scythia, described, 341

Scythians, 229, 550

Scythopolis (Bethshean), in Palestine,
208

Sebastian, duke of Egypt, 321, 396,
458; surprises the Goths, 607, 615
Seckingen (Sanctio), 247
Secundinus, 347
Sedratyra, a town in Gerosia, 343
Segestani, a warlike tribe, 187
Seine (Sequana), 78
Sele, a Persian town, 335
Seleucia (Selefkieh), a city in Syria,28;

(ii) a town in Persia, also called.

Coche, 363
Seleucus Nicator, 28
Selymbria, a Megarian colony, 286
Semiramis, 19
Sens (Senones), 79
Sera, capital of Serica, 341
Serapion, king of the Allemanni, 107
Serapis, his temple at Alexandria, 314;
also at Turgana, 338
Serdica, a town in Bulgaria, 95
Serenianus, duke of Phoenicia, 22, 41,
414; defends Cyzicus, 427; his
death, 431
Sergius, 381, 461
Serica, a country bordering on Scythia,
341
Servilius, the conqueror of Cilicia, 27
Severus (i.), the Emperor, 395, 507;
(ii) master of the horse, 103; at
the battle of Strasburg, 113, 141,
143; master of the infantry under
Valentinian, 447,493
Sextius Calvinus, 81
Sicani, ancient occupants of Sicily, 556
Sicinius Dentatus, 381, 461
Sidon, a city of Phoenicia, 28
Silvanus, 55; attempts to assume the
imperial dignity, 59; is killed in a
Christian church, 63

Simonides (i.), the lyric poet, 16 90;
(ii) a philosopher, 512; burnt alive,
513

Simplicius, 209; cruelty of 477
Sindi, a tribe near the Euxine, 293
Singara, a town in Mesopotamia, 170;
besieged and taken by Sapor, 223,
224; given up to the Persians, 393
Sinope, in Paphlagonia, 289
£, £ : stable, 217, 221
Sirmium, 257
Sisara, a fort in Mesopotamia, 173
Sitifis, a town in Mauritania, 501, 52
Sizyges, a Scythian tribe, 341
Socrates, 488
Socunda, a town in Hyrcania, 339
Sogdiana, a province of Persia, 340
Sole, a town of Hyrcania, 339
Solicinium, 459
Solon, 64, 88, 315
Sophanes, a general under Xerxes, 369
Sophocles, 383 -
Sophronius, prefect of Constantinople,
421

Sopianae, a town in Valeria, a province
of Pannonia, 468
Sosingetes, a lake in Assyria, 333
Sotera, a town in Persia, 342
Sparti, a Persian regiment, 200
Spectatus, a Roman tribune, 136
Sphinx, 309
s:- islands in the AEgean sea,
6
Stagira, the birthplace of Aristotle,
443

Stesichorus, a Greek lyric poet, 488
Sthenelus, his monument, 290
Strasburg, battle of 113–118
s:" a fortress in Mauritania,
Succi, a narrow pass in Mount Hemus,
258, 265, 267,443
Sueridus, a Gothic chief, revolts, 592
s:" a town in Mauritania,
Suggena, a Mauritanian general, 531
Sumere, a fort on the Tigris, 390
Sunon, a lake in Bithynia, 426
Suomarius, king of the Allemann, 107;
his submission, 143
Suprae, a barbarian troop, 548
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TABIANA, an island in the Persian
gulf, 338
Tages, a soothsayer, 143, 245
Taifali, a Gothic tribe, 155
Talicus, a Persian river, 341
Tamsapor, a Persian general, 98, 134,
169,201
Tanais (the Don), 291
Tanaitae, a tribe of the Alani, 583
Taphra, a town in Arabia, 338
Tapurian mountains in Persia, 340
Tarquitius, a soothsayer, 378
Tarratius Bassus, 473
Tarsus, a town in Cilicia, 27; Julian
buried at, 404
Tauri, a tribe near the Euxine, 291
Taurini (Turin), 72
Tauriscus, a conqueror of Spain, 73
Taurus, a quaestor, 39; prefect in Italy,
253
Tenedos, an island in the AEgean sea,
2

Teredon, a city at the mouth of the
Euphrates, 332
Terence, 439
Terentius, a Roman general, 465, 544
Tertullus, prefect of Rome, 203, 259
Teuchira, a town in Cyrenaica, 312
Teutomeres, chief of the Protectores, 51
Teutones, incursions of the, 591
Thalassius (i.), prefect of the East, 4,
23; (ii.) an officer in one of the
law courts at Rome, 298
Thasos, now Thaso, 286
Thebes, a city in Egypt, 129, 312
Themiscyra forest, inhabited by Ama-
zons, 289
Themistocles, 571

Theodorus, 505, 506, 511
Theodosius (i.), 453; assists the Bri-
tons, 483; his success, 485, 526,
527, 538; (ii.) the younger, 541
Theodotus, 305
Theognis, a poet, 508
Theolaiphus, count, 271
Theophanes, a river of the Sauromatae,
291
Theophilus, governor of Syria, 22, 82
Theopompus, 296
Thermodon, a river of Pontus, 289
Thiadamas, 302
Thilsaphata, a town in Mesopotamia,
397
Thilutha, a fort on the Euphrates, 349
Thmuis, a town in Egypt, 313
Thrace,442; description of the country
and the people, 287, 443, 444
Thucydides, 191, 343
Thule, 171
Thuringians, 583; revolt, 588; defeat
an army under Lupicinus, 590
Thynia, a district of Bithynia, 288
Tibareni, a people of Pontus, 290
Tiber, 542
Tibris, 289
Ticinum (now Pavia), 72
Tigaviae, a town of Mauritania, 530
Tigris, 333
Timagenes, a Greek writer, 73
Tingetanum, a fort in Mauritania,
531
Tios, a town of the Euxine, 289
Tipata, a town in Mauritania, 532
Tiphys, the pilot of the Argonauts,
290
Tiposa, a town in Mauritania, 529
Tisias, an ancient Greek orator, 554
Tochari, a Bactrian tribe, 340
Tolosa (Toulouse), 79
Tomi, a city of Thrace, 293
Tomyris, a queen of Scythia, 331
Totordanes, a river of the Sauromatae,
291
Toxandria, a town built by the Franks,
141
Tragonice, a town of Persia, 338
Trajan (i.), the Emperor, 29, 102,
395, 440; (ii) count of Armenia,
503, 547; his battle with the Got
595, 608, 615 -

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comedia, 425; his eruelty, 433;
marches against the Goths, 445; at.
tacks the Gruthungi, 446; returns
to Constantinople, 447; his suspi.
cious character, 507; reply to Sapor,
549; omens of his death, 576; re-
ceives an embassy from the Goths,
585; sends Victor into Persia, 594;
leaves Antioch for Constantinople,
606; marches to Hadrianople, 609;
his death, 614; his vices, 616
Valentia (Valence), 32,79
- a province of Britain, 485
Valentine, a Pannonian, 484,568
Valentinian, chosen emperor, 406; his
conduct, 407; saluted as Augustus,
409; his speech, 409; creates his
brother Valens tribune and master
of the horse, 412; arrives at Con-
stantinople, 412; takes as his col-
league in the imperial dignity his
brother Valens, 413 his cruelty,
433; invests his son Gratian with
the imperial dignity, 448; sends
Theodosius to Britain, 453; marches
against the Allemanni and gains a
victory, 458; defeats the Goths at
Solicinum, and returns to Treves,
461; fortifies the banks of the Rhine,
480; makes overtures of peace to
the Burgundians, 495; his cruelties,
521; makes peace with Macrianus,
552; marches against the Quadi,
562; his dream, 563; his death,
564; review of his reign, 567; his
character, 569-573
Valentinian II. chosen emperor, 575
Valentinus, a tribune, 166
Valeria, a province of Pannonia, so
named after the daughter of Diocle-
tian, 204,468
Valerian, officer of the domestics, 461
Valerianus, master of the horse, 615
Valerius Publicola, 17
Vangiones (Worms), 78
Vardanes, the founder of Ctesiphon, 334
Warronianus, the father of Jovian, 388
- the son of Jovian, 403
Wasatae (Bazas), 79
Vatrachites, a river of Persia, 337
Vecturiones, a nation of the Picts, 453
Velia, a town in Lucania, 74

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Withicabius,
Withimiris, king us -.

583
Vitrodurus, son of Viduarius, 151
Vocontii, a people of Gaul, 67

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ZABDICENI, a people of Mesopotamia,
225, 393
Zagrus, montes, 335
Zaita, a fortress in Mesopotamia, 193
Zamma, son of a Mauritanian chief, 525
- a river in Bactria, 340
Zeno, a celebrated Stoic, 31
Zeugma, a town on the Euphrates, 179
Zianni, an Armenian tribe, 377
Ziata, a fortress in Mesopotamia, 193
Zinafer, a Sarmatian chief, 148
Zizais, son of a king of the Sarmatians,
148
Zombis, a town in Media, 337
Zopyrus, 169
Zoroaster, 336

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Ventidius, lieutenant of Antony, 328
Venustus, 317,473
Verissimus, count, 92
Werrinianus, 60, 181
Vertae, allies of the Persians at the siege
of Amida, 187, 193
Vestralpus, a king of the Allemanni,
107, 164
Veteranio, 46
Vetranio, captain of the Zianni, 377
Victohali, a Gothic tribe, 150
Victor Aurelius, the historian, 259
Victor, a Sarmatian, 347, 356, 366,
445,609
a tribune given as a hostage to
the Persians, 394
Victorinus, 473
Widerichus, son of Withimiris, 583
Widuarius, king of the Quadi, 151
Vienna (Vienne), 79
Vincentius, tribune of the Scutarii, 300
Virgantia (Briançon), 76 -
Virgil, 72,202, 586
Virta, a town in Mesopotamia, 228

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