Note 032
From Chapter 66 of the Decline & Fall

See Phranzes, l. ii. c. 13. While so many manuscripts of the Greek original are extant in the libraries of Rome, Milan, the Escurial, etc., it is a matter of shame and reproach, that we should be reduced to the Latin version, or abstract, of James Pontanus (ad calcem Theophylact, Simocattae: Ingolstadt, 1604), so deficient in accuracy and elegance (Fabric. Bibliot. Graec. tom. vi. p. 615 - 620).

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