Note 001
From Chapter 27 of the Decline & Fall

Valentinian was less attentive to the religion of his son; since he intrusted the education of Gratian to Ausonius, a professed Pagan. (Mem. de l'Academie des Inscriptions, tom. xv. p. 125-138) . The poetical fame of Ausonius condemns the taste of his age.

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