Note 055
From Chapter 62 of the Decline & Fall

Quodam miraculo, says Alberic. He was probably received by Michael Choniates, the archbishop who had defended Athens against the tyrant Leo Sgurus (Nicetas urbs capta, p. 805, ed. Bek). Michael was the brother of the historian Nicetas; and his encomium of Athens is still extant in Ms. in the Bodleian library (Fabric. Bibliot. Graec tom. vi. p. 405.)

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