Note 090
From Chapter 17 of the Decline & Fall

Claudian (in Cons. Mall. Theodori, 279-331) describes, in a lively and fanciful manner, the various games of the circus, the theatre, and the amphitheatre, exhibited by the new consul. The sanguinary combats of gladiators had already been prohibited. Twenty centenaria equal 2000 pounds in gold. Procopius says 20 centenaria equaled 144,000 solidi, and there were 72 solidi to the pound. With the solidus worth 10s, the sum would be 72,000.]

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