Frontinus, Sextus Iulius
(676 words)

2nd half of the 1st cent. and early 2nd cent. AD;

Roman technical and military author, and high-ranking holder of public offices.


The Strategemata are preserved in more than 80 manuscripts that fall into two classes. The inferior class is represented by more than 80 manuscripts, while the superior class consists of only three manuscripts,…

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Landfester, Manfred, “Frontinus, Sextus Iulius”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts, Edited by: Manfred Landfester, in collaboration with Brigitte Egger. Consulted online on 21 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831

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