Orosius, though with some theological partiality, states this comparison, l. ii. c. 19, p. 142, l. vii. c. 39,.p. 575. But, in the history of the taking of Rome by the Gauls, everything is uncertain, and perhaps fabulous. See Beaufort sur l'Incertitude, etc., de l'Histoire Romaine, p. 356; and Melot, in the Memi de l'Academie des Inscript. tom. xv. p. 1-21.