Note 119
From Chapter 30 of the Decline & Fall

His first Latin verses were composed during the consulship of Probinus, A.D. 395:-

Romanos bibimus primum, te consule fontes, Et Latiae cessit Graia Thalia togae.

Besides some Greek epigrams, which are still extant, the Latin poet had composed, in Greek, the Antiquities of Tarsus, Anazarbus, Berytus, Nice, etc. It is more easy to supply the loss of good poetry than of authentic history.

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