Sozomen, 1. ii. c. 3. Philostorg. 1. ii. c. 9. Codin. Antiquitat. Const. p. 8 [p. 16, ed. Bonn]. It appears by Socrates, 1. ii. c. 13, that the daily allowance of the city consisted of eight myriads of , which we may either translate, with Valesius, by the words modii of corn, or consider as expressive of the number of loaves of bread.