The French perished from the conditions to which the Russian army was itself exposed.
Antiochus perished in a fresh expedition to the east in Luristan (187).
When the desire arose that it should be believed that Boetius perished from his opposition to the heresy of Theodoric, it was natural to ascribe to him works which were in harmony with this supposed fact.
But he lost his way in the eastern desert and perished with his whole army (484).
He perished at sea on board a steamboat which was totally consumed by fire while on a voyage from New York to Boston, on the night of the 13th-14th of January 1840.