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Frontinus" legacy

essays on Frontinus" De aquis urbis Romae

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Published by University of Michigan Press in Ann Arbor .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Frontinus, Sextus Julius.,
  • Water-supply -- Italy -- Rome -- Early works to 1800.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 161) and index.

    StatementDeane R. Blackman, A. Trevor Hodge ; with contributions from K. Grewe, Ph. Leveau, N.A.F. Smith.
    ContributionsBlackman, Deane R., 1935-, Hodge, A. Trevor.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTD280.R6 F76 2001, TD280.R6 F76 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 170 p. :
    Number of Pages170
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18164447M
    ISBN 100472097938, 0472067931
    LC Control Number2001041478

    Frontinus' Legacy. Essays on Frontinus' De Aquis Urbis Romae. Pp. xi + , ills. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, Paper,? ISBN: ( hbk). For some decades, the study of ancient water supply has attracted a lot of scholarly attention from various disciplines. This book aims to be an. Sextus Julius Frontinus (c. 40 – AD) was a prominent Roman civil engineer, author, and politician of the late 1st century AD. He was a successful general under Domitian, commanding forces in Roman Britain, and on the Rhine and Danube frontiers. A novus homo, he was consul three times. Frontinus ably discharged several important administrative duties for Nerva and Trajan. However, he is.

    Blackman, Deane R., Hodge, A. Trevor (). "Frontinus' Legacy: Essays on Frontinus' de aquis urbis Romae". University of Michigan Press. ISBN ; Herschel, C, The Two Books on The Water Supply of the City of Rome of Frontinus, (trans with explanatory chapters) New England Water Works Association (). Hodge, A.T. (). Trevor Hodge () with his book Frontinus’ Legacy, published in Frontinus’ Legacy by James Howell () O. Camillo Scotti and the Caius Crew, the staff of Immergas S.p.A.

      By many accounts a principled man, Frontinus was appointed water commissioner in 95 AD, by the emperor Nerva, as part of a reformist effort to restore Rome’s earlier austerity. In that role he left his true legacy, in his masterful two volume book, De aquaeductu. Even those with no clue how cities get fresh water tend to be awestruck by. Frontinus composed two treatises on military tactics. The first, The Stratagems, is a manual on military stratagems compiled from Greek and Roman military history. The book is divided into three parts—stratagems for use before the battle begins, those concerned with the battle itself, and those concerned with sieges and the raising of sieges.


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The city of Rome depended on a complex system of aqueducts for survival, and Frontinus purports to tell his readers how best to manage this system. Although his text is largely 3/5(2). The city of Rome depended on a complex system of aqueducts for survival, and Frontinus purports to tell his readers how best to manage this system.

Although his text is largely technical, his treatment of technicalities is not always clear, raising the question of how.

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The city of Rome depended on a complex system of aqueducts for survival, and Frontinus purports to tell his readers how best to manage this system. Although his text is largely technical, his treatme. Frontinus, (40 - A.D.) was a Roman aristocrat and author. His most famous works were on aqueducts (De Aquaeductu), and a military treatise (Stratagemata).

Stratagemata discusses military tactics, using examples of Greek and Roman generals. Frontinus, Sextus Julius Frontinus (. - / AD): Frontinus was Rome's water commissioner (curator aquarum) at the end of the 1st Century AD under the emperors Nerva and nus' books have made him the most famous of the Roman engineers.

He has left us his written personal account of the water system of Rome: De aquae urbis Romae. Frontinus’ books have made him the most famous of the Roman engineers. He has left us his written personal account of the water system of Rome: De aquae urbis Romae. In this book he describes in proud detail the sources, length, and function of each of Rome’s aqueducts.

Frontinus is best remembered for his statement (Frontinus, trans. Frontinus-books at BABESCH BABESCH - Annual Papers on Mediterranean Archaeology - formerly Bulletin Antieke Beschaving - is the publication organ of the Dutch BABESCH Foundation, published by the Belgian Peeters Verlag, Leuven.

Several BABESCH supplementary volumes also cover the archaeological spectrum of the Frontinus Society. Frontinus's chief work is De aquaeductu, in two books, an official report to the emperor on the state of the aqueducts of Rome.

It presents a history and description of the water-supply of Rome, including the laws relating to its use and maintenance. Počúvaj Rádio Frontinus online. Živé vysielanie 97 slovenských rádií a k tomu najnovšie správy a informácie zo slovenského rozhlasového éteru. Frontinus' Legacy challenges historians of science and technology, engineers interested in ancient water supply, and classicists drawn to problems raised by the ancient text De aquis urbis Romae, Frontinus' treatise on the aque.

Frontinus' legacy. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, © (OCoLC) Named Person: Sextus Julius Frontinus; Sextus Julius Frontinus; Sextus Iulius Frontinus; Sextus Iulius Frontinus; Sextus Julius Frontinus; Frontin; Sextus Iulius Frontinus: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Deane R Blackman; A Trevor Hodge.

Blackman, DR & Hodge, ATEpilogue. in D Blackman & T Hodge (eds), Frontinus' Legacy. 1 edn, Uni. of Michigan Press, Michigan USA, pp. - 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.

Blackman, DR & Hodge, ATThe Geometry of the calices. in D Blackman & T Hodge (eds), Frontinus' Legacy. 1 edn, Uni. of Michigan Press, Michigan USA, pp. 7 - Book Club Spotlight: The Color of Money. The Vivian’s Door Initiative is inspired by the courage and legacy of the late Vivian Malone Jones.

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Overview *Includes Table of Contents Frontinus, (40 – A.D.) was a Roman aristocrat and author. His most famous works were on aqueducts (De Aquaeductu), and a military treatise (Stratagemata).

Stratagemata discusses military tactics, using examples of Greek and Roman generals. 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. Deane R. Blackman and A. Trevor Hodge (eds.), Frontinus' Legacy: Essays on Frontinus' De aquis urbis Romae (); Harry B.

Evans, Water Distribution in Ancient Rome: The Evidence of Frontinus (); Michael Peachin, Frontinus and the Curae of the Curator aquarum (). * * *.

Frontinus described the permissible pipe sizes showing how they were constructed: the basic unit was the quinaria (or 5-pipe), a pipe with a diameter of 5 quarters of a digit, where a digit is 1/16 Roman foot (the Roman foot was equal to imperial foot; the Roman foot.

The two books on the water supply of the city of Rome of Sextus Julius Frontinus, water commissioner of the city of Rome A.D. a photographic reproduction of the sole original Latin manuscript, and its reprint in Latin; also a translation into English, and explanatory chapters by Sextus Julius Frontinus (Book).Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this book to your organisation's collection.

Ordering Knowledge in the Roman Empire. Edited by Jason König, Tim Whitmarsh; Online ISBN: Blackman, D. R. and Hodge, A. T. () Frontinus’ Legacy: Essays on Frontinus.A long final chapter (11), which takes on the entirety of part three of the book, treats Vegetius’ legacy and pulls together previous isolated threads.

Here, from an ancient historian’s perspective, the medievalist Allmand’s relative neglect of Vegetius’ late Roman context and the genre of ancient military literature comes back to haunt.