The honors of Belisarius are gladly commemorated by his secretary, (Procop. Goth. l. iii. c. 35, l. iv. c. 21.) The title of is ill translated, at least in this instance, by praefectus praetorio; and to a military character, magister militum is more proper and applicable,(Ducange, Gloss. Graec. p. 1458, 1459.).