Short URL for this page:

[image ALT: Much of my site will be useless to you if you've got the images turned off!]
Bill Thayer

[image ALT: Cliccare qui per una pagina di aiuto in Italiano.]

[Link to a series of help pages]
[Link to the next level up]
[Link to my homepage]

This webpage reproduces an article
specially contributed to LacusCurtius
by its author, who has ceded it to the public domain.

This page has been carefully proofread
and I believe it to be free of errors.
If you find a mistake though,
please let me know!

Note on Water Measurements by Frontinus

by Ilia Rushkin​a

Thayer's Note:

a I wish to express my thanks to the author for volunteering to write this paper specially for LacusCurtius; and he has even generously ceded it to the public domain.

Dr. Rushkin (curriculum vitae) is a physicist whose research and publications include various topics in fluid dynamics; but his interests also extend to Graeco-Roman history (see his blog), and he has several translations of ancient authors to his credit: in sum, the ideal person to address the subject of the article presented here.

[image ALT: Valid HTML 4.01.]

Page updated: 26 Mar 21