Note 019
From Chapter 39 of the Decline & Fall

See Ennodius, p. 1603, 1604. Since the orator, in the king's presence, could mention and praise his mother, we may conclude that the magnanimity of Theodoric was not hurt by the vulgar reproaches of concubine and bastard.

Extra note by the Rev. H. H. Milman 1782 (Written), 1845 (Revised) the concubine of Theodemir, which he leaves doubtful in the text.

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