Strategemata, or Stratagems, is a work by Frontinus, a collection of examples of military stratagems from Greek and Roman history, ostensibly for the use of. Frontinus’s Stratagems, written after 84 CE, gives examples of military stratagems and discipline from Greek and Roman history, for the instruction of Roman. : Frontinus: Stratagems. Aqueducts of Rome. (Loeb Classical Library No. ) (): Frontinus, Mary B. McElwain, C. E. Bennett.

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Stratagems. Aqueducts of Rome

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The digital Loeb Classical Library extends the founding mission of James Loeb with an interconnected, fully searchable, perpetually growing virtual library of all that is important in Greek and Latin literature. Frontinus is best known as a writer on water engineering, but he had a distinguished military career.

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However, most of the more than five hundred examples which he gives are less recent, and similarities to versions in other Roman authors like Valerius Maximus and Livy suggest that he drew mainly on literary sources. For a much fuller and more adequate explanation, with further sources, see the article Corvus of Smith’s Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities.

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Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Volume 57 Issue 2 Decpp. For details, including the passage of Josephus, see this page. For a much fuller and more adequate explanation, with diagram, see this section of the article Exercitus on the Roman army in Smith’s Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities.

Frontinus aimed at being useful and writes in a rather popular style which is both simple and clear. Not only it’s not Aemilius Paulus, it’s apparently not Vetulonia, either; or at least, there seems to be a definite bit of silent emendation in the Loeb edition, the manuscripts reading Colonia.

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In Stratagems he draws partly on stratagemss own experience as a general in Germany under Domitian. Volume 31 Issue 1 Frontiuspp. Frontinus, Sextus Iulius, ca. This Book has been carefully proofread.


There is no question that such a feat would be impossible in the USA in due to regulations alone, straagems one wonders whether the construction competence exists either. This Book has been carefully proofread. He quelled the Silures of Wales, and began to build a road through their territory; his place was taken by Agricola in Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.

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It is for these amateurs that Frontinus has prepared his compendium of “what other military leaders did successfully in typical situations”.

Volume 69 Issue 2 Decpp. The main point missed in Bennett’s footnote is that Lake Trasimene was much larger in ancient times, and indeed is still shrinking today: Volume 44 Issue 2 Decpp. Share your thoughts with other customers. Volume 1 Issue 1 Junpp. The battle is now usually referred to as that of Telamon.