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Ξιφιλῖνος). A native of Trapezus, who was a monk at Constantinople, and made an abridgment of Dio Cassius, from the thirty-sixth to the eightieth book, at the command of the emperor Michael VII. Ducas (A.D. 1071 to 1078). The work is executed with carelessness, and is of value only as preserving the main facts of the original, the greater part of which is lost. It is printed in most of the editions of Cassius (q.v.).

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