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Book XXIII
1
Restoration of the Temple in Jerusalem. Events, appointments, and omens of January 363
2
Julian orders Arsaces, king of Armenia, to get ready for war against Persia; Julian crosses the Euphrates with his army
3
Saracen nations offer Julian military assistance. A Roman fleet of 1100 ships arrives
4
Digression on siege engines
5
Julian crosses the river Aboras at Cercusium and addresses his troops
6.1-74
Digression on Persian provinces
6.75-84
Ethnographical description of the Persians
6.85-88
Digression on Pearls

Book XXIV
1
Julian's advance into Assyria; capture of Anatha
2
Surrender of Pirisabora
3
Julian addresses soldiers who have complained about the meagre reward of a 100 denarii; digression on palm trees (12-13)
4
Maiozamalcha stormed and captured
5
Capture of another stronghold
6
Soldiers honoured with crowns by Julian
7
The Romans before Ctesiphon but Julian is deterred from besieging it
8
The start of the retreat by way of Corduene

Book XXV
1-3.14
The Roman retreat under constant attacks of the Persians; the fatal wounding of Julian
3.15-23
The death of Julian
4
Obituary of Julian
5
The election of Jovian as emperor in tumultuous haste
6
The Roman retreat continues with great losses; great scarcity of food among Roman army
7
Jovian accepts Sapor's peace conditions. Rome looses five provinces and the towns of Nisibis and Singara
8
The Roman army marches to Nisibis
9.1-6
The surrender of Nisibis
9.7-11
Comparison to earlier Roman defeats
9.12-13
Procopius escorts the body of Julian to Tarsus, then disappears
10.1-2
The Roman army reaches Antioch
10.3
Digression on comets
10.4-13
Jovian proceeds from Antioch to Bithynia, where he dies
10.4-17
Obituary of Jovian

Book XXVI
1.1-2
The problems of writing recent history
1.2-2.11
The election ofValentinian as emperor
3
On the city prefecture of Apronianus, spring 363 to early 364
4.1-3
Valentinian proclaims his brother Valens his colleague
4.4
Illness of the emperors
4.5-6
Rome's frontiers menaced by enemies
5.1-5
The emperors go to Sirmium and divide the empire, then depart for Milan and Constantinople
5.6-8
The Alamanni cross the frontier and Procopius rebels (365)
5.9-14
Valentinian and the northern frontiers
5.15
The structure of the narrative
6-10.14
The rebellion of Procopius, its suppression by Valens and the subsequent purge
10.15-19
The tsunami of 21 July 365

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