The Flavian dynasty.
Vespasian and Titus brought the
happiness, Domitian the misery.
 Cp. i. 10.
 He was 30.
 i.e. to Galba.
 She was the granddaughter
of Herod the Great, and lived
with her brother, Herod Agrippa (cp. chap. 81), ruler of
Peraea. They heard St. Paul at Caesarea. She had married first
her uncle, Herod Agrippa, prince of Chalcis; then Polemo II,
king of Pontus, whom she left. She was known to have visited
Titus in Rome, and he was said to have promised her marriage.
 i.e. across the open sea.
 In Cyprus.
 Another mythical king
of Cyprus. Hesychius calls him a
son of Apollo, and Ovid makes him the father of Adonis.
 From the flight and cries of birds.
 i.e. the Tamiradae.
 i.e. a conical stone.
 Cp. v. 10.
 See i. 10 and 76.
 Reading inexperti belli rubor (Andresen).
 Of Pontus, Syria, and Egypt.
 Antiochus of Commagene
(between Syria and Cappadocia),
Agrippa of Peraea (east of Jordan), and Sohaemus of Sophene
(on the Upper Euphrates, round the sources of the Tigris). See
 Which dethroned Nero.
 III Cyrenaica, XXII Deiotariana.
 Titus and their officers and friends.
 These accounts are lost.
There was one such attempt
under Domitian and another under Titus. The Christians
expected him to re-appear as Antichrist.
 See i. 54.
 These with Lycia at
this date formed a single imperial
THE TRIAL OF ANNIUS FAUSTUS