In this age there were three warriors of the
name of Narses, who have been often confounded, (Pagi,
Critica, tom. ii. p. 640:)
1. A Persarmenian, the brother of Isaac and Armatius, who, after a successful action against Belisarius, deserted from his Persian sovereign, and afterwards served in the Italian war.
2. The eunuch who conquered Italy.
3. The restorer of Chosroes, who is celebrated in the poem of Corippus (l. iii. 220 - 327) as
excelsus super omnia vertico agmina .... habitu modestus .... morum probitate placens, virtute verendus; fulmineus, cautus, vigilans, etc.