Note 083
From Chapter 39 of the Decline & Fall

He disabled them — alicentia testandi ; and all Italy mourned — lamentabili justitio . I wish to believe, that these penalties were enacted against the rebels who had violated their oath of allegiance; but the testimony of Ennodius (p. 1675 - 1678) is the more weighty, as he lived and died under the reign of Theodoric.

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