Orosius (l. vii. c. 36, p. 565) qualifies this account with an expression of doubt (ut aiunt); and it scarcely coincides with the of Zosimus (l. v. [c. 1 l] p. 303). Yet Claudian, after some declamation about Cadmus's soldiers, frankly owns that Stilicho sent a small army, lest the rebel should fly,
ne timeare times (i. Cons. Stilich. l. i. 314, etc.).