The true era of his death is perplexed with some
difficulties (Tillemont, Mem. Eccles. tom viii. p. 719-723).
But the date (A.D. 373, May 2) which seems the most
consistent with history and reason is ratified by his
authentic Life (Maffei, Osservazioni Letterarie, tom. iii.
The History Of The Decline and Fall
Of The Roman Empire—