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(c. 30—104 ad)

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(c. 35–105).

Roman author of a major, clearly written, uncluttered treatise (De Aquæductibus Urbis Romae) on the water-supply of the city as well as another on surveying (which survives in fragments). He provided useful descriptions of the aqueducts, as well as of the methods used to provide the linings for the conduits.

Hamilton & Sturgis et al. (1996)

Subjects: Architecture — British History.

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