Note 016
From Chapter 54 of the Decline & Fall

The persecution is told by Petrus Siculus (p. 579 - 763) with satisfaction and pleasantry. Justus justa persolvit. Simeon was not Ancient Greek but Ancient Greek
(the pronunciation of the two vowels must have been nearly the same), a great whale that drowned the mariners who mistook him for an island. See likewise Cedrenus, (p. 432 - 435).

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