Note 155
From Chapter 16 of the Decline & Fall

Lactantius de M. P. c. 13, 14 [14, 15] . Potentissimi quondam Eunuchi necati, per quos Palatium et ipse constabat.

Eusebius (1. viii. c. 6) mentions the cruel executions of the eunuchs Gorgonius and Dorotheus, and of Anthimus bishop of Nicomedia; and both those writers describe, in a vague but tragical manner, the horrid scenes which were acted even in the Imperial presence.

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