accessible beauties of the city, and the immensity of its population; also the vicinity of the strait which dividoa the Black Sea from the iEgean. 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 the governors of the different cities and forts, who were all Rumans (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, 1 have never knowingly perverted, either by silence or by falsehood. Let betler 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.


Adannt, a people of Africa, 533
Aoarne, 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
Allabius, prefect of the pretorlnm,

A bora, or Chaboras, a river in Meso-
potamia, 111
Abydox, 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
A'iUais Glabrio, the first Roman to

whom a statue was erected, 16
AcimJncum, a town in Hungary,

Acoii", a port on the Euxine Sea, 289
AonntLu, a species of serpent in Egypt,

Aeontiumn, a narrow defile between

Thraoa and Macedonia, 443
Acropatena, a province of Media, 335
tLdaces, a Persian Satrap, killed, 374
Addenso, 531

Adelphiua, pi cfrct of Rome, 92
Adiabas, a river in Assyria, 334
Adiabene, a province of Assyria, 176,

3'.>0, 333
Adonis, 186
Adrastea, the goddess of retribution,

oiled also Nemesis, 42, 281
ASaM.", king of the Argives, 41
J V.r.ous, keeper of the records, 56, 58
£geau Sea, 286

vElinn, Count, 182, 183; crucified by

the Persians, 200
tfinus, 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 l'abu

Msotis, 291
Agazaca, a city of the Paropanisatffi.

Agenaricus, king of the Allemanni, 11 -1
Agilimundus, a chieftain of the Quadi,

Agilo, an equerry, 34, 266; pro

rooted to the prefecture by Julian,

279; recalled to military servici.- by

Procopius, 422; intercedes for hi»

father-in-law Araxius, 432
Aginatius put to death by Maximin,

Aiadalthes, a tribune, 181
Alani, a Soythian tribe, 291, 328, 580

581, 599, 611
Alatheus, 583, 587,611
Alavivus, a general of the Goths, 585,

Albani, allies of the Persians, 176,187

Albinus of Etruria, 56
Alexander the Great, 41, 46, 89
Alexander of Heliopoiis, 319
Alexandria, a village near Roine, 1'11 in Egypt, 300; described, 313

its temples and library, 314; i'.i

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
AligiMus, a count, 271, 277
Aliso, a tribune, 427
Alitrophagi, a Scythian tribe, 341
AUemanni, or Germans—these names
are used promiscuously by Ammi-
anu.s—defeated at the battle of Stras-
burg, 118, 247; lay waste Gaul and
Rhsetia, 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
Araanus, a mountain range in Cilicia,

Ainardus, a river in Media, 337
Amastris, a city in Paphlagonia, 289
Amazons, one of the Caspian tribes,
291; defeated by the Athenians,
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 (Arabians), a city in Belgium,

79, 453
Aminias, a Persian general, 369
Ainisus, 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 hit expedition against the Persians,
326; returns with Jovian, 402; his
advice to future historians, 623
Arapelius, prefect of Otricoli, 473

Amphiaraus, an ancient seer, 4
Amphilochius, a Paphlngonian, 252
Amphisbsena, a serpent, 311
Amphitheatre at Rome, 102, 411
Amphitris, a Spartan, the charioteer t*

Castor and Pollux, 290
Amudis, a fort in Mesopotamia, 17)
Amycus, king of the Bebrycii, 2SS
Anaphe, an island in the .£gein So.

Anatha, a fortress in Mesopotam*

An.itolis, prefect of Illyricum, 2"4;

master of the offices, 2^>4; his J*s'~,

Anatolius, an officer of the palace, .x4
Anaxagoras the philosopher, 287; isif

dieted the fall of stones and earth-
quakes. 315
Anaximander, a Milesian philosopher,

Anazarbus, a city of Cilicia, 27
Anchialos, a city of Thrace, 293, 44*
Ancorarius, a mountain of Mauritania,

Ancyra, a city of Galatia, 296,403,42*
Andernach (Antumacum), 161
Andocides, a Grecian orator, 554
Andriscus of Adramyttium, 44, 421
Andronicus, a poet, 209
Anepsia, wife of Victorinus, 475, 473
Auicii, the, a noble family at Rome, S3
Anniba, a mountain in Scythia, 341
Anthemusia, a province of Mesopo-
tamia, 10
Anthropophagi, a Scythian tribe, 580
Antibes (Aniipolis), a town in Ga::l, ^
Antinoopolis, a city in Egypt, 312
Antioch in Syria, 28; visited by tt*

Emperor Julian, 297; by JonAi,

Antiochia, in Persia, 339
Antiphon, a Greek orator, 554
Antoninopolis, a town in Mea |turi»i

built by Constantius, 182
Antoninus, a wealthy merchauv v't

wards one of the protecto*«». i%!

his treachery, 169
Antonius, a tribune, 415
Anzaba, a river in Mesopotarar*. T *
Apamia, a city in Afsvria, 33*. **.'. a city in Thrace', 087

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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 C'ima»an, 334; of Daphne,

3(13; 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,

Aquitani, a nation of Gaul, 78
Arabia reduced to a Roman province

by the Emperor Trajan, 29; Arabia

Felix, 338
Arabia, 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,

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
Annates, a river in Sogdiana, 340
Araiius, prefect of the pratorium, 422
Arbaca, a city in Arachosia, 343
Arbela, a city in Adiabene, 334
Arbetio, 36, 47, 92; made consul, 71,

Arboreus, high chamberlain, 49
Arbor Felix, fortress of, 605
Areadius, a river of the Euxine, 289
Arcbelaus, a general of King Mithri-

dates, 116
Archimedes the mathematician, 407
Ardea, a town in Persia, 338
Aivans 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 ot
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,

Arintheus, a tribune, 54; commands
the left wing of the army under
Julian, 347; ambassador to the
Persians, 393, 446

Aristsenetus, prefect of Bithynia, lost
his life in an earthquake, 138

Aristarchus the grammarian, 314

Aristides, 558

Aristobulus consul with Diocletian,

Aries (Arelate), a town on the Rhone.

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,

Arsaces, the first king of the Parthians,

- king of Armenia, an ally of CAn-
stantius, 235; of Julian, 318; taken
prisoner by the Persians, 394; pat
to death, 463

Arsacia, a city of Media, C37

Arsiana, a city of Susinna, 335

Arsinoe, a city of Cyiene, ancatitly
called Tauchira, and now Tociira, 312

Artabannes, a Persian satrap, 463

Artabius, a river in Gedrosia, a distiii'.
of Persia, 343

Artacana, a city of Parthla, 338

Artemis, a river in Bactria, 340

Artemisia, queen of Caria, 487

Artemius, deputy-governor of I!oi.,s,

duke of Egypt, 300

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