Note 007
From Chapter 40 of the Decline & Fall

His power, character, and intentions, are perfectly explained by the court de Buat, (tom. ix. p. 54 - 81.) He was great-grandson of Aspar, hereditary prince in the Lesser Scythia, and count of the Gothic faederati of Thrace. The Bessi, whom he could influence, are the minor Goths of Jornandes, (c. 51.)

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