Note 020
From Chapter 52 of the Decline & Fall

Anna Comnena has partly drawn aside the curtain.
Ancient Greek (Alexiad. l. xiii. p. 383).
Elsewhere (l. xi. p. 336) she mentions the property of burning, Ancient GreekLeo, in the xixth chapter of his Tactics (Opera Meursii, tom. vi. p. 843, edit. Lami, Florent. 1745), speaks of the new invention of Ancient Greek
These are genuine and Imperial testimonies.

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