Note 011
From Chapter 29 of the Decline & Fall

__fluctibus auri
Expleri calor ille nequit__
Congestae cumulantur opes; orbisque rapinas
Accipit una domus.

This character (Claudian, in Rufin. i. 184-220) is confirmed by Jerom, a disinterested witness (dedecus insatiabilis avaritiae, tom. i. ad Heliodor. p. 26 [Epist. lx. tom. i. p. 342, ed. Vallars.]), by Zosimus (1. v. [c. 1] p.286), and by Suidas, who copied the history of Eunapius.

« LAST » Note « NEXT »