Note 071
From Chapter 14 of the Decline & Fall

71. Zosimus, the enemy of Constantine, allows (1. ii. [c. 17] p. 88) that only a few of the friends of Maxentius were put to death; but we may remark the expressive passage of Nazarius (Panegyr. Vet. x; 6): Omnibus qui labefactari statum ejus poterant cum stirpe deletis. The other orator (Panegyr. Vet. ix. 20, 21) contents himself with observing that Constantine, when he entered Rome, did not initiate the cruel massacres of Cinna, of Marius, or of Sylla.

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