See Phranzes, l. ii. c. 13. While so many manuscripts of the Greek original are extant in the libraries of Rome, Milan, the Escurial, etc., it is a matter of shame and reproach, that we should be reduced to the Latin version, or abstract, of James Pontanus (ad calcem Theophylact, Simocattae: Ingolstadt, 1604), so deficient in accuracy and elegance (Fabric. Bibliot. Graec. tom. vi. p. 615 - 620).