LibriVox recording of The Stratagems and The Aqueducts of Rome by Sextus Julius Frontinus. (Translated by Charles E. Bennett.) Read in English by Leni; ToddHW; KHand; Emerson Wells; Colleen McMahon; MFD32; Kristine Bekere; Patrick McHaffie 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. Many of the stories he tells can also be found in other Roman authors like Valerius Maximus and Livy. 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 maintenance, and the quality of water delivered by each. (Summary by Leni) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording.
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Reviewer:michael jon houston
July 22, 2022 Subject:
Ancient Historian Drinking/Smoking Game
In this game you must take a drink, or a bong hit every time you hear the words "cut to pieces". The game can be played on most all of the various ancient Greek or Roman historian's English translations.