Note 044
From Chapter 67 of the Decline & Fall

Spondanus, from the best evidence, and the most rational criticism, has reduced the giant Scanderbeg to the human size (A.D. 1461, No. 20, 1463, No. 9, 1465, No. 12, 13, 1467, No. 1). His own letter to the pope, and the testimony of Phranza (l. iii. c. 28), a refugee in the neighboring isle of Corfu, demonstrate his last distress, which is awkwardly concealed by Marinus Barletius (l. x).

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