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ABANNI, a people of Africa, 533

Abarne, 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 prstorium,

Abora, or Chaboras, a river in Meso-
potamia, 111

Abydos, 287

Abydum, a town in Thebais, 208

Achai, a Caspian tribe, 290

Achaiacala, a fort, on an island in the
Euphrates, 850

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,

Acone, a port on the Euxine Sea, 289

Aoontiae, a species of serpent in Egypt,

Acoutisma, a narrow defile between
Thrace 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

Adiabeue, a province of Assyria, 176,



Adonis, 186

Adrastea, the goddess of retribution,
called also Nemesis, 42, 281

Adrastus, king of the Argives, 41

lidesius, keeper of the records, 56, 58

Egean Sea, 286

Elian, Count, 182, 183; crucified by
the Persians, 200

.‘Enus, 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
Maaotis, 291

Agazaca, a city of the Paropanisata,
. 2

Agenaricus, king of the Allemanui, 113

Agilimundus, a chieftain of the Quadi,

Agile, 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

Aiadalthes, a tribune, 181

Alani, a Scythian tribe, 291, 328, 53G

Alatheus, 583, 587, 611

Alavivus, a general of the Goths, 585,

Alhani, allies of the Persians, 176,1871

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; 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

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
Rhattia, 413, 4-14; 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,

Amiccnses, a Sarmatian tribe, 154

Amidn, a city of Mesopotamia, 174;
besieged by Sapor, 185; betrayed by
a deserter, 192; courage of the gar-
rilon, 195 ; a sortie of the Gallic
troops, from, 195, 236

Amiens (Ambians), a city in Belgium,
79, 453

Aminias, a Persian general, 369

Amisus, a city in Pontus, 289

Ammionus, his noble birtn, 199 -
placed under Ursicinus, governor of
N isibis, 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 J ulinn
in his expedition against the Persians,
326; returns with Jovian, 402; his
advice to future historians, 623

Ampelius, prefect of Qtricoli, 472


Amphiarans, an ancient seer, 4

Amphilochius, a Paphlagonian, 252

Amphisbazna, a serpent, 311

Amphitheatre at Rome, 102, 411

Amphitris, a Spartan, the diarioteer of
Castor and Pollux, 290

Amudis, a fort in Mesopotamia, 173

Amycus, king of the Bebrycii, 288

Anaphe, an island in the Egean Sea,

Anatha, a fortress in Mesopotamia,

Anatolis, prefect of Illyricum, 204;
master of the oflices, 234; his death,

Anamlius, an oiiicer of the palace, 504

Anaxagoras the philosopher, 287; pre-
dicted the fall of stones and earth-
quakes, 315

Anaximnnder, a Milesian philosopher,

Anazarbus, a city of Cilicia, 27

Anchialos, a city of Thrace, 293, 444

Ancorarius, a mountain of Mauritania,

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 Viciorinus, 475, 473

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

Antinoiipolis, a city in Egypt, 312

Antioch in Syria, 28 ; visited by the
Emperor Julian, 297 ; by Jovian,

Antiochin, in Persia, 339

Antiphon, a Greek orator, 554-

Antoninopolis, a town in Mar iotamin,
built by Constantius, 182

Antoninus, a wealthy merchant, nits1

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Apamia, a city in Syria, 28

Apis, the sacred Egyptian bull, 306

Apodernius, the secretary for the pro-
vinces, 41, 46 ; sentenced to be
burnt alive, 280

Apollinarii, father and son, the former

vernor of Phoenicia, the latter

steward of the palace, 26

Apollo, the Cimaaan, 334; of Daphne,
303; the Palatine, 320; the Smin-
thian, 286

Apollonia, a city of Thrace, 293

-—.— in Assyria, 334-

Apollonius of Tyana, 27 0

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 J nlian, 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 Same), 80

Arator, duke, 481

Aratus the poet, 299, 386

Araxates, a river in Sogdiaua, 340

Araxius, prefect of the pmtorium, 422

Arbaca, a city in Arachosia, 343

Arbela, a city in Adiabene, 334

Arbetio, 36, 47, 92; made consul, 71,

Arbcreus, high chamberlain, 49

Arbor Felix, fortress of, 605

Arcadius, a river of the Eux'ine, 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

Argazus, 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,

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

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

Aristarchus the grammarian, 314

Aristides, 558

Aristobnlus 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 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

Arsinoie', a city of Cyrene, anciently
called Tauchira, and now Tochira, 312

Artabannes, a Persian satrap, 463

Artabius, a river in Gcdrosia, a district
of Persia, 343

Artacana, a city of Parthia, 338

Artemis, a river in Bactria, 340

Artemisia, queen of Caria, 487

Artemius, deputy-govemor of Rome,
146 '

—— duke of Egypt, 300


Artogerassa, a city of Armenia, 464
Arzanena, a province of Mesopotamia,
Ascalon, a city of Palestine, 29
Ascanimia, a mountain in Scythia, 340
Asclepiades the philosopher, 304
Asclepiadotus, count, 65
Asia Minor, description of, 289
Asmira, a mountain in Serica, 341
Asp, the largest species of serpent in
. 'Egypt, 311

. Aspabota, a city of Scythia, 341

Aspacarae, a tribe of the Seres, 341

Aspacuras, a Persian satrap, 466

Asparata, a city of the Bette, 341

Assanite Saracens, 350

Assyria, the wife of Barbatio, 165

a province of Persia, in the time
of Ammianus called Adiabene, 333

Astacia, a city of Bactria, 340

Astracus, a city in Bithynia, also called
Nicomedia, 287

Atacotti harass the Britons, 413

Athagoraa, a Scythian tribe, 341

Athsnaric, a Gothic chief, 447, 583

Athanasius, bishop of Alexandria, his
character, 67

Athos, a mountain in Macedonia, 286

Atln'ihis, a city of Egypt, 313

Athyias, a port in the Propontis, 287

Ati, a people near the cataracts of the
Nile, 308

Atlas, a mountain in Africa, 50

Attuarii, a tribe of Franks, 235

Auch (Ausci), a town in Aquitania, 79

Augury, modes of, 245

Augusta (Londinium), the capital of

. Roman Britain, 483

Augustamnica, a province of Egypt, 312

Augustus, Emperor, his correction of
the calendar, 408

Aulion, a cave near the Enxine, 290

Aurelian, the Emperor, 570

Aureolus, a conspirator against Con-

.. stantius, 274-

Austoriani, a people of Mauritania, 413

Autun (Augustodunum), the chief town
of the Edui, 79

Anxen-e (Autosidornm), a city in Gaul,

Avenches (Aventicum), the capital of
the Helvetii, 79 ' .



Avernus, a lake in Campania, 489
Avitianus, deputy-governor of Africa,

Axins, a river of Macedonia, 258
Azmorna, a city of Hyrcania, 339
Azov, sea of (Palus Maotis), 288, 577I

Bmvnon, 334

Bacchus, 290

Bacchylides, the lyric poet, 383

Bactra, a river in Bactria, 340

Bactrians, 339

Baetica, a consular province of Spain,-

Bagrada, a river in Persia, 337

Bainobaudes, a tribune of the Scntarii,
39, 105 ; (2) a tribune of the Cornnti,
1O6 ; killed in the battle of Stras-
burg, 121

Balista, a military engine for discharg-
ing stones, described, 322

Bappo, a tribune, commander of the
Promoti, 54

Baraba, a town in Arabia Felix, 338

Barbatio, count of the domestics, 40;
promoted to the command of the
infantry, 104, 136; a swarm of
bees on his house regarded as a bad
omen, 165; an arrogant and trea-
cherous man, 166; beheaded, 166

Barbitani, mountains in Persia lying
towards India, 343

Barchalhas, a tribune, 430

Bards, the poets of Gaul, 7 4

Barzala, a fort in Mesopotamia, 179

Barzimeres, tribune of the Scutsrii, 546

Basilica of Sicininus in Rome, probably
the church of Santa Maria Maggiore,

Basilina, mother of the Emperor Julian,

Basilisk, a kind of Egyptian serpent,

Bassianus, a Roman of noble family, 515

Bassus, prefect of Rome, 146

Batne, a town near the Euphrats,
where an annual fair was held, 10

Battns, a Spartan, the founder of
Cyrene, 312

Bautis, a river in Series, 341

Bazas (Vasataa), a town in Gaul, 79


Bebase, a town in Mesopotamia, 178

Bebrycia, a district in Bithynia, 288

Belgae, the most warlike people of Gaul,

Belias, a river of Mesopotamia which
falls into the Euphrates, 321

Bellovaadius, a tn'bune given as a host-
age to the Persians, 394

Berenice, also called Hesperides, a town
in Libya, 312

Bercea, a city of Thrace, 444

Berytus, a city of Phoenicia (the modem
Beirut), 28

Besa, the name of an Egyptian deity, 208

Besancon, a city of the n'equani, 79, 253

Besbicus, an island in the Propontis, 287

Bessi, a Thracian tribe, 444

Betze, a people in Series, 341

Bezabde, a town on the Tigris formerly
called Phoenice, 225, 266 ; captured
by Sapor, 227 ; unsuccessfully be-
sieged by Constantius, 237-239

Biueses, a Persian satrap, 394

Bingen (Bingium), a town in Germany,

Bisula, a river (the Weichsel), 292

Bitaxa, a town of the Ariani, 342

Bitheridus, a German noble, 525

Bithynia, 288

Bizes, a river of the Euxine, 288

Blcmmyae, a people near the cataracts
of the Nile, 11

Boae, an island on the coast of Dalmatia,

Bonitus, :1 Frank, the father of Silvsnus,

Bonmunster (Bononia), a town in Pan-
nonia, 257

Bonn (Bonna), a town in Germany, 161

Boriou, a promontory in Egypt, 307

Bosporus, the Thracian (the Straits of
Constantinople), 288

the Cimmerian (Straits of Yene-
Kali), 7O

Bostra, a city of Arabia, 29

Boulogne (Bononia), a town in Gaul,


Bourdeaux (Burdegals), a city in Aqui-
tania, 79

Brahmans, 336, 470

Branchidze, an oracle in the Milesian
ten'itory, 511


: Briancon (Virgantia), 76

3 Brigantia (the lake of Constance), 52

Brisoana, a Persian river, 337

Britain, corn exported to Rome, 161;
pearls found in the British sea, 345;
suitors from the incursions of the
Plots and Scots, 212, 453; invaded
by the Saxons, 413; distress of, 453 ;
Theodosius goes to assist, 483

Bruchion, a quarter in Alexandria,
inhabited by opulent persons, 314

Brumnt (Brocomagus), a city of Ger-
many, 86

Bucenobantes, a tribe of the Allemanni

Bufl'aloes in Egypt, 309

Bum, a town destroyed by an earth-
quake, 140

Burgundians, 495; their kings called
Hendinos, 495; their chief priest
called the Sinistus, 496

Busan, a felt in Mesopotamia, 183

Byzantium (Constantinople), 287

Byzares, a people near the Euxine,



Csnnmom (Chalons snr Marne), 98,

Cabyle, a town in Thrace, 607

Cadusii, a tribe on the Caspian Sea,

Caranius, a philosopher, 520

Gasarea, formerly Names, a town in
Cappadocia, 233

a town in Mauritania, 534

—— a town in Palestine, 29

Caesariensis, a province of Mauritania,

Caesarius, prefect of Constantinople,

-— secretary of the Emperor, 551

Cassius, treasurer of the commander of
the cavalry, 200

Cafaves, a people of Africa, 532

Calatis, a town in European Scythia,

Cnlicadnus, a river in lsauria, 9

Callichorus, a river near the Euxine
Sea, 290

Callimachns, an ancient Grecian gene

rsl, 369

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