Get this from a library! Cl. Claudiani De bello Gothico. [Claudius Claudianus; Giovanni Garuti]. Cf. Ammianus Marcellinus (as n. ). Procopius, De bello Gothico I (V) , and f.; De bello Persico I f. Procopius, De bello Gothico. Procopius’ Gothic War is generally assumed to be the oldest source for the study of pagan Slavic religion. However, only the ethnographic excursus on the Slavs.

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I Religions of the Past, reimpr. However, in one of the most detailed analyses of the ethnographic ex- cursus on the Slavs, Benedicty showed how, even if Procopius’ report keeps within the traditional frame of the description of barbarian peoples in Greek historiography, the information that provides can, nevertheless, be considered reliable, in as much as most of it can be compared to other sources that support his views.

If the magazine that contained the pages is not mentioned, it is because it is unknown to us. It would thus be a similar case to that of the previously quoted passage of belloo Gothic War.

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See my copyright page for details and contact information. Letters, Dumbarton Oaks, Harvard University. In a well known passage of this work Procop. Help Center Find new research papers in: Procopii Caesariensis Opera Omnia, vol.

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Simul externis praecepta ferebat auxiliis. I am very grateful to Prof. He then goes on to describe the ways in which they used to kill their victims up to that point. His work, written almost entirely in hexameters or elegiac coupletsfalls into three main categories: Radford, The Lost Girls: He wrote a number of panegyrics on the consulship of his patrons, praise poems for the deeds of Stilicho, and invectives directed at Stilicho’s rivals in the Eastern court of Arcadius.

However, only the ethnographic excursus on the Slavs and Antes Procop.

Procopius expresses his surprise at the fact that on this occasion the Slavs had chosen not to kill everyone, but had just enslaved women and children, while their custom so far was not to spare anyone. Cretaque, si verax narratur fabula, vidit Minoum rupto puerum prodire sepulchro, quem senior vates avium clangore repertum gramine restituit: Wikiquote has quotations related to: However, we can wonder whether this was not again a speciic kind of religious ofering.

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If we understand the concept of religion in a broader sense than Meyer, we could also mention a reference to the hospitality of Slavic tribes found in Priscus Panopolita’s History fr.


The historical or political poems connected with Stilicho have a manuscript tradition separate from the rest of his work, an indication that they were likely published as an independent collection, perhaps by Stilicho himself after Claudian’s death.

There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Everything was full of dead bodies; the low of rivers was turned into blood; some of the fountains and reservoirs it was no longer pos- sible to distinguish, as their cavities were made level with corpses, other retained but faint traces of their former outline, the missing traces being overlaid by the bodies that lay scattered alongside them.

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The literature of his time is generally characterized by a quality modern critics find specious, of which Claudian’s work is not free, and some find him cold and unfeeling.

Nonne videbantur, quamvis adamante rigentes, turribus invalidis gothlco procumbere muri ferrataeque Getis ultro se pandere portae?

Nec minus accepto nostrae rumore cohortes sic ducis urget amor properantibus undique signis conveniunt, visoque animi Stilichone recepti singultus varios lacrimosaque gaudia miscent: