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The Stratagems ; and The aqueducts of Rome

Sextus Julius Frontinus

The Stratagems ; and The aqueducts of Rome

by Sextus Julius Frontinus

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Published by W. Heinemann, Harvard University Press in London, Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Military art and science -- Early works to 1800.,
  • Water-supply -- Early works to 1800.,
  • Water-supply -- Italy -- Rome.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesAqueducts of Rome
    StatementFrontinus ; with an English translation by Charles E. Bennett ; the translation of The aqueducts being a revision of that of Clemens Herschel ; edited and prepared for the press by Mary B. McElwain.
    GenreEarly works to 1800.
    SeriesThe Loeb classical library, Loeb classical library
    ContributionsBennett, Charles E. 1858-1921., Herschel, Clemens, 1842-1930., McElwain, Mary B., Frontinus, Sextus Julius
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxl, 483 p., [6] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages483
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18076614M

    Roman aqueducts have proved durable. The Acqua Vergine, still operational, supplies water to the Trevi Fountain, and the first-century A.D. aqueduct at the Pont du Gard in southeastern France, built to carry water to the Roman colony of Nemausus (present-day Nîmes), served as the backdrop for the start of Stage 17 of the Tour de France. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Frontinus: Stratagems. Aqueducts of Rome. (Loeb Classical Library No. ) at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.

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    Sextus Julius Frontinus, (born ad 35—died c. ), Roman soldier, governor of Britain, and author of De aquis urbis Romae (“Concerning the Waters of the City of Rome”), a history and description of the water supply of Rome, including the laws relating to its use and maintenance and other matters of importance in the history of architecture. The Stratagems and The Aqueducts of Rome with English Translation by Chares E. Bennett. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, “Rome: the culture of water – fountains, baths, aqueducts, nymphaeums. Azienda Di Promozioine Turistica Di Roma. Internet “Illustrated history of the Roman Empire,” section on Roman army.


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The Stratagems and The Aqueducts of Rome Sextus Julius FRONTINUS (40 - ), translated by Charles E. BENNETT ( - ) Frontinus' Stratagems is a collection of examples of military stratagems from Greek and Roman history, which the author comments based on his own experience as a general in Germania.

Frontinus's Stratagems, written after 84 CE, gives examples of military stratagems and discipline from Greek and Roman history, for the instruction of Roman officers.

The Aqueducts of Rome, written ingives some historical details and a description of the aqueducts for the water supply of the city, with laws relating to them. Stratagems. Aqueducts of Rome book. Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

Frontinus, Sextus Iulius, ca. CE, was a capable /5. 'De Aquis urbis Romae', The Aqueducts of Rome, written in 97 98, gives some historical details and a description of the aqueducts for the water supply of the city, with laws relating to them.

Frontinus aimed at being useful and writes in a rather popular style which is both simple and clear/5(7).

His most famous work however is De aquaeductu, The Aqueducts of Rome, an official report to the emperor on the state of the aqueducts of Rome, in two books. It presents a history and description of all the nine aqueducts that provided the water-supply of Rome in the first century, as well as information about the laws relating to its use and.

The two sides of Frontinus's public career are reflected in his two surviving works. 'Strategemata', Stratagems, written af gives examples of military stratagems from Greek and Roman history, for the instruction of Roman officers, in three books; the fourth book is. Buy Stratagems and Aqueducts of Rome (Loeb Classical Library) by Frontinus, C.E.

Bennett (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low Reviews: 4. 'De Aquis urbis Romae', The Aqueducts of Rome, written in 97–98, gives some historical details and a description of the aqueducts for the water supply of the city, with laws relating to them. Frontinus aimed at being useful and writes in a rather popular style which is both simple and clear.

George Dennis discusses several opinions: Water Distribution in Ancient Rome: The authenticity of the fourth book has been challenged. The Stratagems, and the Aqueducts of Rome, with an English translation. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.

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BENNETT ( - ), available on Librivox as an audiobook. In fiction [ edit ] He appears as a fictionalised character in the Marcus Didius Falco novels The Silver Pigs, Shadows in Bronze.

The Stratagems and The Aqueducts of Rome Sextus Julius Frontinus Read by LibriVox Volunteers Frontinus' Stratagems is a collection of examples of military stratagems from Greek and Roman history, which the author comments based on his own experience as a general in Germania.

Stratagems. Aqueducts of Rome (Loeb Classical Library #) (Hardcover) By Frontinus, Charles E. Bennett (Translator), Mary B. McElwain (Editor) Harvard University Press,pp. Publication Date: January 1, In his further proof of the spurious character of the fourth book, Wachsmuth points out that of the duplicate illustrations found throughout the entire work, 1 all but one occur in Book IV.; he notes also that the examples in this book are drawn much more largely from Valerius Maximus than are those of the earlier books, and that several of its titles correspond to titles employed by Valerius.

De aquaeductu (English: On aqueducts) is a two-book official report given to the emperor Nerva or Trajan on the state of the aqueducts of Rome, and was written by Julius Sextus Frontinus at the end of the 1st century AD. It is also known as De Aquis or De Aqueductibus Urbis is the earliest official report of an investigation made by a distinguished citizen on Roman engineering works.

The Stratagems, and the Aqueducts of Rome, with an English translation. Prices are subject to change without notice. Regardless of the quality of the actual suggestions, many of which required conditions that would be unlikely to recur even in those days, this little book represents an astounding feat of scholarship, pulling details from military actions across the then-known world [not.

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The Aqueducts of Rome, written in. Get this from a library. The Stratagems ; and the Aqueducts of Rome. [Sextus Julius Frontinus; Charles E Bennett; Mary B McElwain; Clemens Herschel] -- The two sides of Frontinus' public career are reflected in his two surviving works.

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Cancel the membership at any time if not satisfied. 'De Aquis urbis Romae', The Aqueducts of Rome, written in 97—98, gives some historical details and a description of the aqueducts for the water supply of the city, with laws relating to them.

Frontinus aimed at being useful and writes in a rather popular style which is both simple and : Sextus Julius Frontinus. Stratagems by Frontinus,available at Book Depository written af gives examples of military stratagems from Greek and Roman history, for the instruction of Roman officers, in three books; the fourth book is concerned largely with military discipline.

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McElwain, C. E. Bennett.This book was meant to be a companion to Frontinus' lost work on Greek & Roman tactics. Aqueducts is a completely unrelated work by the same author on the water system of Rome (he was the commissioner of the system at one time).

Loeb Classical Library /5(3). The Stratagems, and the Aqueducts of Rome, with an English translation. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. In 97 he was given the frontinuss esteemed office of Manager of Aqueducts at Rome.

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