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The search of Belisarius

a Byzantine legend

by Grant, Percy Stickney

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  • 2 Currently reading

Published by Brentano"s in New York .
Written in English


Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3513.R33 S4 1908
The Physical Object
Pagination4 p.l., 114 p.
Number of Pages114
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24637399M
LC Control Number10003746

Belisarius 1. (b?-d) Byzantine military commander who suppressed the Nika Revolt, conquered Vandal North Africa, Sicilia, and Italy, and saved Constantinople from the Bulgarian Huns before being imprisoned on trumped-up charges of treason in Library of Congress Control Number Reproduction Number LC-USZ (b&w film copy neg.) Book/Printed Material The search of Belisarius, a Byzantine legend, Also available in digital form.

  Belisarius Cawl, Archmagos Dominus of the Adeptus Mechanicus is the most brilliant mind alive. years he has furthered the cause of mankind, working under the aegis of the Emperor and Lord Commander Roboute Guilliman to prevent the inexorable march of the alien and the traitor/5(67). x Belisarius Saga by David Drake and Eric Flint Show per page: 10 20 30 Sort by: Release Date New-Old Release Date Old-New Name A-Z Name Z-A Price Low-High Price High-Low Publish Date Old-New Publish Date New-Old Latest Updates Old-New Latest Updates New-Old.

  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.   A military history of the campaigns of Belisarius, the greatest general of the Eastern Roman (Byzantine) Emperor Justinian. He twice defeated the Persians and reconquered North Africa from the Vandals in a single year at the age of 29, before going on to regain Spain and Italy, including Rome (briefly), from the barbarians/5(3).


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The search of Belisarius by Grant, Percy Stickney Download PDF EPUB FB2

Belisarius was a successful and brilliant tactician but even though the battles were won, the wars were lost. Overall, this is a very good history. The first third of the book gives a lot of background to Justinian's political problems in maybe a bit too much detail, but the story of Belisarius as a Byzantine general is well done indeed/5(95).

Advanced Search Belisarius Saga 6 books in series Belisarius Saga, Book 2 By: David Drake, Eric Flint Belisarius, the finest general of his age, must save the world. Guided by visions from a future that may never be, he and a band of comrades penetrate the Malwa heartland, seeking the core of the enemy's power.

A military history of the campaigns of Belisarius, the greatest general of the Eastern Roman (Byzantine) Emperor Justinian.

He twice defeated the Persians and reconquered North Africa from the Vandals in a single year at the age of 29, before going on to regain Spain and Italy, including Rome (briefly), from the barbarians/5(93).

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Grant, Percy Stickney, Search of Belisarius. New York, Brentano's, (OCoLC) Named Person. Search. Find Advanced Search. Item added to your basket View basket. Order Total (1 Item Items): Shipping Destination: Proceed to Basket.

Continue shopping. Life Belisarius. You Searched For: Title: life belisarius. Edit Your Search. Results (1 - 30) of The Belisarius book series by Author & Author includes books An Oblique Approach, In the Heart of Darkness, Destiny's Shield, and several more.

See the complete Belisarius series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. Condition: Poor. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings book has soft covers.

In poor condition, suitable as a reading copy. Please note the Image in this listing is a stock photo and may not match the covers of the actual item,grams, ISBN: Seller Inventory # The galley of Belisarius was moored near the shore, in front of the imperial palace, where it received a last visit from Justinian, and a solemn blessing from the patriarch of the city.

A soldier recently baptized was placed on board, to secure its prosperous voyage ; its sails were then unfurled, and, with the other ships in its train, it 3/5(1). The book is packed with information and would no-doubt be of interest to anyone undertaking a detailed study of Belisarius' campaigns, but for the most part it came across as a dry re-telling of the contemporary histories with little commentary to bring it to life/5.

Robert Graves's sources for Count Belisarius include some of the great historical works of classical antiquity: Livy, Thucydides, Herodotus, and certainly Xenophon in the Persian war sections. The novel is set in the sixth century of our era.

Belisarius is perhaps the last loyal general the Roman Empire can still count on.4/5. Belisarius is a series of science fiction novels written by David Drake and Eric Flint. The story follows Flavius Belisarius, a real historical figure. +The Story. Belisarius is primarily science fiction though some might describe it more accurately as alternative history.

It chronicles the war between two competing societies. The sixth century was not a peaceful time for the Roman empire. Invaders threatened on all fronties, but they grew to respect and fear the name of Belisarius, the Emperor Justinian's greatest general.

With this book Robert Graves again demonstrates his command of a vast historical subject, creating a startling and vivid picture of a decadent era. 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. Belisarius is really fleshed out in this novel, pardon the the book is read from the perspective of Belisarius being the axis of the story, then the reader can have a really good time.

This book accomplishes the nearly impossible by making I actually care about some random successor chapter of the Ultramarines and the most boring alien.

Guy Gavriel Kay’s two book Sarantium series () is a retelling of the story of Belisarius in a fantasy world. This is a world where everything and everyone is directly equivalent to the.

Read an Excerpt. CHAPTER 1. THE BOYHOOD OF BELISARIUS. When he was seven years old, Belisarius was told by his widowed mother that it was now time for him to leave her for a while, and her retainers of the household and estate at Thracian Tchermen, and go to school at Adrianople, a city some miles away, where he would be under the guardianship of Brand: RosettaBooks.

Additional Physical Format: Print version: Grant, Percy Stickney, Search of Belisarius. New York, Brentano's, (DLC) (OCoLC)   Belisarius: The first shall be last, Book 1 - Ebook written by Paolo A. Belzoni. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices.

Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Belisarius: The first shall be. Donald Paul Bellisario (born August 8, ) is an American television producer and screenwriter who created and sometimes wrote episodes for the TV series Magnum, P.I.

(), Tales of the Gold Monkey (), Airwolf (), Quantum Leap (), JAG (), and NCIS (). He has often included military veterans as mater: Pennsylvania State University. Count Belisarius purports to be a biography written by Eugenius, a eunuch who is a servant of Belisarius' wife Antonina.

The novel covers the entire life of Belisarius, with the bulk of the text being devoted to accounts of his life while on campaign in North Africa and : Robert Graves. Belisarius Cawl: The Great Work is a novel by Guy Haley.

Description. Belisarius Cawl, Archmagos Dominus of the Adeptus Mechanicus is the most brilliant mind alive. years he has furthered the cause of mankind, working under the aegis of the Emperor and Lord Commander Roboute Guilliman to prevent the inexorable march of the alien and the traitor.His tremendous victory over the Persians at the Battle of Daras wins Belisarius the adulation of a victory-starved empire but also the envy of his peers in Constantinople.

The emperor Justinian now tasks his gifted young general with an even more difficult assignment: a campaign against the powerful Vandal kingdom in North Africa.

But before Belisarius can set out on this. Inthe great neoclassical painter Jacques-Louis David completed one of his finest works. Entitled “Belisarius Begging for Alms,” the oil painting depicts an aging warrior, blinded with a hand outstretched, seated at the base of a colossal Roman monument.

His feet are bare, his beard unkempt, and his armor draped in coarse rags, dull in sheen.