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Julius Frontinus, Sextuslocked

(d. 103/4)
  • A. R. Birley

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Julius Frontinus, Sextus (d. 103/4), Roman governor of Britain, held that appointment from ad 73 or 74 to 77. His service in Britain is attested only by a single sentence in Tacitus's Agricola, and his date of birth, origin, and early career are unknown. But as the author of a work on land-surveying (...

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