987 ROMECONSTANTINE AND HIS SUCCESSORS.
energies were aroused under the stimulus of
war, but subsided with the fact of conquest.
While meditating to what country he would
next turn his arms he fell sick and died at
Consentia. In order that his body might be
saved from the gaze of the vulgar and the rage
of his foes, he gave direction that it should be
buried in the bed of the river Busentinus.