Belisarius
biographical name circa 505-565 Byzantine general

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  • BELISARIUS — Iustiniani Imperatoris Dux, Graecus; Persas sub Mithridate Rege in Oriente vicit, Vandalos in Africa, ductô in triumpho Gilismere, sicque Africam a 170. an. ab Imperio revulsam, ei iterum adiunxit. Gotthos in Italia, captô Vitige Rege eôque cum… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Belisarius — bezeichnet Belisar, einen oströmischen General und Feldherr Belisarius (Gattung), eine Gattung der Skorpione Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit demselben Wort bezeichneter Begriffe …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Belisarius — [bel΄ə ser′ē əs] A.D. 505? 565; Byzantine general under Justinian I …   English World dictionary

  • Belisarius — Flavius Belisarius ( el. Βελισάριος) (505(?) – 565) was one of the greatest generals of the Byzantine Empire and one of the most acclaimed generals in history. He was instrumental to Emperor Justinian I s ambitious project of reconquering much of …   Wikipedia

  • Belisarius — (c. 500 c. 565)    Leading general and loyal supporter of Justinian for more than forty years, Belisarius fought numerous campaigns against the Persians, the Vandals in Africa, and the Goths in Italy. Completely loyal to Justinian throughout his… …   Encyclopedia of Barbarian Europe

  • Belisarius — /bel euh sair ee euhs/, n. A.D. 505? 565, general of the Eastern Roman Empire. * * * born с 505, Germania, Illyria? died March 565 Byzantine general. While serving in the bodyguard of Emperor Justinian I, he was appointed (с 525) to command in… …   Universalium

  • Belisarius — Bel•i•sar•i•us [[t]ˌbɛl əˈsɛər i əs[/t]] n. anh big a.d. 505? 565, Byzantine general …   From formal English to slang

  • Belisarius — /bɛləˈsɛərɪəs/ (say beluh sairrears) noun AD 505?–565, general of the Eastern Roman Empire …   Australian English dictionary

  • Belisarius — noun Byzantine general under Justinian I; he recovered former Roman territories in northern Africa and fought against the Persians • Instance Hypernyms: ↑general, ↑full general * * * /bel euh sair ee euhs/, n. A.D. 505? 565, general of the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Belisarius Productions — is a television production company based in Los Angeles. [http://www.belisariusproductionsparamount.visualnet.com/] Their production credits include Quantum Leap, Navy NCIS, and Magnum, P.I. [http://www.imdb.com/company/co0114905/] , serving as… …   Wikipedia

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