By Frontinus, R. H. Rodgers
Julius Frontinus was once appointed by means of the Emperor Nerva to the submit of water commissioner for town of Rome in ninety seven CE. In at the Water-Rights of the town of Rome he files his tasks, tasks and accomplishments in the course of his first yr in place of work. He additionally sketches the historical past of the aqueducts and furnishes a wealth of technical information. this is often the main authoritative version of this paintings to be released to date.
"The version [R. H. Rodgers] has produced, longingly expected and warmly heralded by means of many water researchers for a few years now, is an impeccable instance of scholarship. Its arrival is to be celebrated, because it provides us a brand new and interesting milestone in Frontinus reports. the quantity is wealthy in all kinds of aspect water student may care to know."
- Ann Olga Koloski-Ostrow, Brandeis collage, The Classical Bulletin