Note 094
From Chapter 23 of the Decline & Fall

It was the instruction of Julian to his magistrates (Epist. vii.) Ancient Greek
Sozomen (1. v. c. 18) and Socrates (1. iii. c. 13) must be reduced to the standard of Gregory (Orat. iii. p. 95), not less prone to exaggeration, but more restrained by the actual knowledge of his contemporary readers.

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