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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. 97: 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

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Published by D. Estes & Co. in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sanitary Engineering -- Rome

  • Edition Notes

    Gift of Dr. Daniel A. Okun, UNC Dept. of Environmental Sciences & Engineering (Gift : 2007 : Health Sciences Library,

    Other titlesWater supply of the city of Rome.
    Statementby C. Herschel.
    ContributionsHerschel, Clemens, 1842-1930., Okun, Daniel Alexander, donor.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTD344 .F94
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiv, [2], xxiii, 296 p.
    Number of Pages296
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14081584M
    LC Control Number99005401

    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.


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THE TWO BOOKS ON THE WATER SUPPLY OF THE CITY OF ROME By SEXTUS JULIUS FRONTINUS (97 AD) Translated by Clemens Herschel (); published by New England Water Works Association, Boston, MA INASMUCH as every office conferred by the emperor demands especial attention; and inasmuch as I am.

The Two Books on the Water Supply of the City of Rome of Sextus Julius Frontinus, Water Commissioner of the City of Rome, A. A Photographic Reproduction of the Sole Original Latin Manuscript, and Its Reprint in Latin; Also a Translation Into Englis by. FRONTIN [Sextus Julius Frontinus].

Published by Paris: Societe d'Edition "Les Belles Lettres" () ISBN ISBN OCLC Number: Notes: Translation of: De aquis urbis Romae. Description: v, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: Preface --Herschel to Frontinus, a giant step backward --The water supply of the city of Rome --Book one --Book two --Explanatory chapters --chapter account of the life and works of Sextus Julius Frontinus --chapter Springs, wells, and rain-water cisterns.

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.

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An early edition of Frontinus's work is The Two Books on the Water Supply of the City of Rome, translated and with explanatory chapters by Clemens Herschel (). A revised version of Herschel's work is The Stratagems, and the Aqueducts of Rome, edited by Mary B.

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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. 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 two books on the water supply of the city of Rome / of Sextus Julius Frontinus, Water Commissioner of the city of Rome, A.

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a photographic reproduction of the sole original Latin manuscript, and its reprint in Latin by Sextus Julius Frontinus 3 editions - first published in   Frontinus. The Two Books on the Water Supply of the City of Rome of Sextus Julius Frontinus, translated by Clemens Herschel.

Boston, Massachusetts: Dana Estes. [Google Scholar] Gensheimer, M.B. Frontinus, Sextus Iulius, ca. 35&#; CE, was a capable Roman civil officer and military commander. Praetor of the city in 70 and consul in 73 or 74, 98 andhe was, about the y sent to Britain as governor. He quelled the Silures of Wales, and began to build a road through their Brand: Harvard.

Frontinus is important to historians of technology and public administration because of his book about Rome's water system. R.D. Hansen From Note: this short biography relies heavily on a book of dr. Bruun (): The Water Supply of Ancient Rome: A. 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 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 / (Boston: D.

Estes & co., [] ), by Sextus Julius Frontinus (page images at. FRONTINUS, SEXTUS JULIUS (c. A.D. 40–), Roman soldier and author. In 70 he was city praetor, and five years later was sent into Britain to succeed Petilius Cerealis as governor of that island.

He subdued the Silures, and held the other native. Remains of aqueducts Aqua Claudia and Aqua Anio Novus, integrated into the Aurelian Wall as a gate in AD. Frontinus's chief work is De aquaeductu, in two books, an official report to the emperor on the state of the aqueducts of presents a history and description of the water-supply of Rome, including the laws relating to its use and maintenance.

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.

[9] Later, when the Emperor Caesar Augustus was consul for the second time, with Lucius Volcacius [33 B.C.E.], in the th year from the founding of the City, Marcus Agrippa, holding an exceptional aedileship after having been consul for the first time, gathered the separate supply of another water near the tenth milestone on the Latin Road.

Sextus Julius Frontinus (ca. 40– AD) was one of the most distinguished Roman aristocrats of the late 1st century AD: he was grandson of Aulus Julius Frontinus and Cornelia Africana, the only child of Publius Cornelius Scipio [1].He is best known to the post-Classical world as an author of technical treatises, especially one dealing with the aqueducts of Rome.

Entry for 'Sextus Julius Frontinus' - Encyclopedia Britannica - One of 8 Bible encyclopedias freely available, this resource contained over 40 million words in nea articles written by 1, respected authors. Water Distribution in Ancient Rome: The Evidence of Frontinus, The University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor () The Two Books on the Water Supply of the City of Rome of Sextus Julius Frontinus, New England Water Company Publication, Cambridge () Google Scholar.

Cited by: Frontinus is important to histori-ans of technology and public administration because of his book about Rome’s water system. Note: This short biography relies heavily on Bruun. References: Bruun, Christer,The Water Supply of Ancient Rome: A Study of Roman Imperial Administration.

HERSCHEL, CLEMENS, 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. 97, second edition (New York, Longmans, ). Frontinus ’s work on aqueducts was translated also by Bennett, Charles E., as part of a volume on Frontinus in The Loeb Classical Library (London.

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New England Water Works Association, New England Water Works Association, The Two Books on the W ater Supply of the City. of Rome of Sextus Julius Frontinus, translated by Clemens.

their height and capacity made them the master part of Rome's water : David Deming. Sextus Julius Frontinus (c. 40 – AD) was one of the most distinguished Roman senators of the late 1st century AD.

He is best known to the post-Classical world as an author of technical treatises, especially De aquaeductu, dealing with the aqueducts of Rome. In 70 AD, he was praetor, and five years later was sent into Britain to succeed Quintus Petillius Cerialis as governor of that island.

The most important primary sources that inform our knowledge of the water supply of ancient Rome are inscriptions, the physical ruins of the system, and the writings of Frontinus and Vitruvius. Sextus Julius Frontinus (c. 40 to AD) was appointed curator aquarum in 97 AD and wrote a short treatise describing his activities as supervisor of Author: David Deming.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.Aqueducts Of Rome, I. Galba and Lucius Aurelius Cotta, when the conduits of Appia and Old Anio had become leaky by reason of age, and water was also being diverted from them unlawfully by individuals, the Senate commissioned Marcius, who at that time administered the law as praetor between citizens, 1 to reclaim and repair these conduits; and since the growth of the City was seen to demand a.