Note 007
From Chapter 18 of the Decline & Fall

Zosimus [1. ii. c. 20] and Zonaras agree in representing Minervina as the concubine of Constantine; but Ducange has very gallantly rescued her character, by producing a decisive passage from one of the panegyrics: "Ab ipso fine pueritiaete te matrimonii legibus dedisti."

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