Note 078
From Chapter 39 of the Decline & Fall

Devotissimus ac si Catholicus, (Anonym. Vales. p. 720;)

yet his offering was no more than two silver candlesticks (cerostrata) of the weight of seventy pounds, far inferior to the gold and gems of Constantinople and France, (Anastasius in Vit. Pont. in Hormisda, p. 34, edit. Paris.)

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