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3 edition of Belisarius found in the catalog.

Belisarius

Margaretta V. Faugeres

Belisarius

a tragedy

by Margaretta V. Faugeres

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Published by Printed by T.& J. Swords in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Belisarius, -- 505 (ca.)-565 -- Drama

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Margaretta V. Faugeres
    SeriesThree centuries of drama, Three centuries of English and American plays, 1500-1830
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination53 p
    Number of Pages53
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15136478M

    This gave Belisarius a chance to regroup, and he went on to win the battle and capture Carthage. Justinian also wanted control of the Vandal territory in north Africawhich was vital for guaranteeing Roman access to the western Mediterranean. The Malwa hope to conquer the world and shape it in a way that will control ability and human instincts that might lead to destruction in the future. A second victory at the Battle of Tricamarum on December 15 of the same year resulted in Gelimer's surrender early in at Mount Papuarestoring the lost Roman provinces of north Africa to the empire.

    Let me then first quote an opinion of my mistress Antonina on the subject of this oath sworn at Tchermen: she held that it was most injudicious to bind little children by spiritual oaths of such a sort, particularly before they have even attended school or had the least experience of the world of men and women and clerics. His reputation endured for centuries, and later legendsoften mixed with stories about others, developed about him. Initially working on a Ph. He ordered his fleet not to lose sight of the army, then marched along the coastal highway toward the Vandal capital of Carthage. Justinian once again portrayed himself as the brilliant warrior-pope, while the General was stigmatized by slanderous lies. It nearly turned into a defeat for the Romans.

    But uncovering it is a near impossible task, one in which the Archmagos must overcome an ancient evil that threatens to extinguish the last hope of humanity. The Goths' offer raised suspicions in Justinian's mind and Belisarius was recalled. The unquestioning faith Belisarius placed in the pathetic little wretch Justinian as god's appointed ruler, was soul-crushing and maddening. She bound him by an oath on the Holy Scriptures — she was a Christian of the Orthodox faith — that he would fulfil the baptismal oath sworn on his behalf by his god- parents, both of whom were recently dead. If the same injustice appeared in a documentary or an article in the Toronto Star, I'd likely flip the subconscious switch that shuts down the engines of empathy, and prevents me from feeling compelled to action.


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Regardless of Justinian's ineptitude and unwillingness to commit the men and money needed to prosecute his irresponsible campaigns, Belisarius found a way to triumph. When Belisarius returned, defying the odds, Justinian labeled him a coward who deserted the Empire when it needed him most, then sent him off to fight once more.

He did this to prevent supplies from being cut off, and to avoid a great defeat such as occurred during Basiliscus ' first attempt to retake northern Africa 65 years before, which had ended in the Roman disaster at the Battle of Cape Bon in Justinian once again portrayed himself as the brilliant warrior-pope, while the General was stigmatized by slanderous lies.

Belisarius was recalled in part to deal with the Persian conquest of Syria, a crucial province of the empire. He graduated from the University of Iowa, majoring in Latin and history. In he successfully defended Rome against the Goths and moved north to take the Ostrogoth capital of Ravenna inwhere the Goth king Witiges was captured.

Please Note The links beside each book title will take you to Amazon, who I feel are the best online retailer for books where you can read more about the book, or purchase it. Belisarius, a Cataphract General heavy cavalry more attuned to direct approaches is no stranger to either intrigues or indirect methods— so is a good choice for the crystalline emissary to contact within the Byzantine political situation as he must work with imperfect tools, including the suspicious Byzantine Emperor Justinian I and the Empress Theodora to thwart the hidden Malwa plotting and invasion.

While some of the Malwa leaders are stereotypical, others are not. Shortly before the taking of Ravenna, the Ostrogoths offered to make Belisarius the western emperor.

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Read more Note too the cross-over potential for those who enjoy military and historical fiction. It appeals and informs. For his part, Belisarius retired from military affairs.

Available Editions. This series by Cleo Coyle has been going strong since and is still publishing highly rated books every year. Medals were stamped in his honor with the inscription Gloria Romanorum, though none seem to have survived to modern times.

Now, in the wake of the Great Rift and the Indomitus Crusade, his ambitions bring him to the long-dead world of Sotha, once home to the Scythes of the Emperor, now a barren wasteland devoured by the vile Tyranids.

It chronicles the war between two competing societies. Copyright Mar 26,  · Justinian’s Flea, by William Rosen. It’s marketed as a book about the outbreak of Justinian’s Plague that put a halter on his plans of reconquering the Western Roman Empire. However, it’s a broader book than that, as most of the book is spent esta.

The Belisarius series is a alternate history sci-fi series by American novelists David Drake and Eric Flint. The books were written by Flint based on Drake’s plots.

The series revolves around real-life historical figure Flavius Belisarius and a war between two societies that finds its way to 6th century Earth. Feb 25,  · This is a serious book but is not a biography of Belisarius.

It is a military history of Belisarius' involvement as a general during Justinian's reign. It does not cover, in any detail, his beginnings and training nor does it tell us what made him the brilliant tactician he was.4/5(54).

Get this from a library! Belisarius I: thunder at dawn. [Eric Flint; David Drake] -- An Oblique Approach: In northern India the Malwa have created an empire of unexampled evil.

Guided or possessed by an intelligence from beyond time, with new weapons, old treachery, and an implacable. Six book SF and alternate history series by Eric Flint and David Drake. Features the Byzantine general Belisarius helped by a crystal from the far future versus the Indian Malwa empire helped by a supercomputer from the far future.

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