Belisarius (c. 500 – 565) was a military commander of the Byzantine Empire under the emperor Justinian I. (Wikipedia)

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Carthage Belisarius captured Carthage during the Vandalic War in 533. "Belisarius drew up the army for battle before the city walls, but as no enemy appeared, he led his army into the city, after again exhorting his troops to show discipline. The Roman army received a warm welcome from the populace, which was favourably impressed by its restraint. (...) Belisarius himself took possession of the royal palace, seated himself on the king's throne, and consumed the dinner which Gelimer had confidently ordered to be ready for his own victorious return".
Istanbul Belisarius "was a military commander of the Byzantine Empire under the emperor Justinian I" and "was given permission by the emperor to form a bodyguard regiment." As such, he spent some time of his life in Constantinople. After his victory in the Vandalic Wars, Belisarius was granted a triumph in Constantinople.
Naples In the autumn of 536, Belisarius captured Naples as part of the Gothic War (535–554).
Ravenna Basilica of San Vitale: "At the foot of the apse side walls are two famous mosaic panels, completed in 547. On the right is a mosaic depicting the East Roman Emperor Justinian I, clad in Tyrian purple with a golden halo, standing next to court officials, generals Belisarius and Narses, Bishop Maximian, palatinae guards and deacons."
Rome In December 536, Belisarius captured Rome as part of the Gothic War (535–554). "From March 537 to March 538 Belisarius successfully defended Rome against the much larger army of Vitiges."
Syracuse Syracuse was conquered by Belisarius in 535 for the Byzantine Empire. (Nomination file, p. 145)
Urbino Urbino "became an important strategic stronghold during the Gothic Wars of the 6th century. In 538, it was captured from the Ostrogoths by the Byzantine general Belisarius".


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