Frontinus, Sextus Julius
engineer; d. about 106 A.D.
He first appears about 70 A.D. as prtor urbanus under the Emperor Vespasian; 75 A.D. he was appointed governor of Britain, and was superseded in that office by Agricola in 78. In 97 he was appointed curator aqitariim, or superintendent of the aqueducts. He was succeeded about 106 A.D. by the Younger Pliny. Two of his works are extant: Strategematicon, Libri IV.; and De Aquædtuctibus Urbis Romæ, Libri II.