Note 123
From Chapter 13 of the Decline & Fall

The orator Eumenius was secretary to the emperors Maximian and Constantius, and Professor of Rhetoric in the college of Autun. His salary was-six hundred thousand sesterces, which, according to the lowest computation of that age, must have exceeded three thousand pounds a year. He generously requested the permission of employing it in rebuilding the college. See his Oration De Restaurandis Scholis [c. 1l]; which, though not exempt from vanity, may atone for his panegyrics.

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