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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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.
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Germania quondam illa ferox populis, quae vis instantibus olim principibus tota poterat cum mole teneri, iam sese placidam praebet Stilichonis habenis, ut nec praesidiis nudato limite temptet expositum calcare gotnico nec transeat amnem, incustoditam metuens attingere ripam. Why should it be that they limited themselves se beating their heads and not their whole bodies unless this was not part of a ritual?
Simul externis praecepta ferebat auxiliis. Nevertheless, they also worship rivers, nymphs and some other divine beings and they also sacriice to them all, making divinations in those sacriices. 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.
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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. He also states that they worshipped rivers, nymphs, and some other divine beings da…monej and this information can be checked in other sources, too, such as the Homiliary of Opatovice sermon 5, p.
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Remember me on this computer. I would like to draw attention to another interesting passage of the same work Procop. In fact, he was granted the rank of vir illustris. As a matter of fact, ritual killing of human beings by the Slavs9 ater a battle is clearly attested in a passage of the History of Leo the Deacon IX 6 in the 10th century I am very grateful to Prof.
Letters, Dumbarton Oaks, Harvard University. Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link. Sublimis in Arcton prominet Hercyniae confinis Raetia silvae, quae se Danuvii iactat Rhenique parentem utraque Romuleo praetendens flumina regno: Since none of Claudian’s poems record the achievements of Stilicho afterscholars assume Claudian died in that year.
Frigida ter decies nudatum frondibus Haemum tendit hiems vestire gelu totiensque solutis ver nivibus viridem monti reparavit amictum, ex quo iam patrios gens haec oblita Triones atque Histrum transvecta semel vestigia fixit Threicio funesta solo.
Retrieved from ” https: I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? I will irst provide the Greek text and a translation, and will then comment on it. It is generally agreed that Procopius’ History of Wars, and speciically his Gothic War, is our oldest source1 for the study of Slavic pre-Christian religion. The thicker the border, the more information.
Instead, when death is getting close to them, either when sickness strikes them or when they get ready for war, they promise that, if they escape, they will make a sac- riice to the god in exchange for their life and once they have escaped, they sacriice whatever they have at hand, believing that they have bought their safety thanks to that sacriice.
Fatales hucusque manus, crebrisque notatae prodigiis abiere minae. Little is known about his personal life, but it seems he was a convinced pagan: I Religions of the Past, reimpr. Faenza, January 1, Language: Help Center Find new research papers in: Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Log In Sign Up.
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