The comparison of Liberatus with Ps.Zacharias Rhetor shows considerable differences. Liberatus seems to use an own source, probably the Graecum Alexandriae scriptum. Since Liberatus seems to be quite dependent in his use of his sources, the tendency that is different from Ps.Zacharias seems to go back to this source. Thus Liberatus is an important witness for such an Alexandrian counterpart of Ps.Zacharias.
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