Note 058
From Chapter 17 of the Decline & Fall

Sozomen, 1. ii. c. 3. Philostorg. 1. ii. c. 9. Codin. Antiquitat. Const. p. 8 [p. 16, ed. Bonn]. It appears by Socrates, 1. ii. c. 13, that the daily allowance of the city consisted of eight myriads of Ancient Greek , which we may either translate, with Valesius, by the words modii of corn, or consider as expressive of the number of loaves of bread.

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