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Sextus Julius Frontinus

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Sextus Julius Frontinus

Sextus Julius Frontinus (ca. 40–103 AD) was a distinguished Roman aristocrat of the late 1st century AD: he was grandson of Aulus Julius Frontinus and Cornelia Africana the only child of Publius Cornelius Scipio. He is best known to the post-Classical world as an author of technical treatises, one dealing with the aqueducts of Rome and the other on strategy. Frontinus also wrote a theoretical treatise on military science, which is lost. His sirviving work on military matters is entitled...

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Vincent Rospond

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Vincent Rospond

Vincent W. Rospond received his Master’s in Eastern European History from the University of Illinois as well as studying at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow. He has spent almost 20 years as an executive in the publishing and gaming industry. Vincent caught the history bug early and has spent the past 50 years collecting books and miscellanea covering his interests. His first book was Polish Armies of the Partitions 1771 – 1794 by Osprey Publishing, he has written articles on a variety of...

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Federick Hohenzollern

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Federick Hohenzollern

Frederick Hohenzollern II; 24 January 1712 – 17 August 1786) was a King in Prussia (1740–1772) and a King of Prussia (1772–1786) from the Hohenzollern dynasty. He is best known as a brilliant military campaigner and organizer of Prussian armies. He became known as Frederick the Great (Friedrich der Große) and was nicknamed Der Alte Fritz (“Old Fritz”). In his youth he was primarily interested in music and philosophy and not the arts of war. Upon ascending to the Prussian throne he...

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Gaius Julius Caesar

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Gaius Julius Caesar

Gaius Julius Caesar July 100 BC – 15 March 44 BC was a Roman General, statesman and writer of Latin prose.  Despite the Ancients representing Caesar was a prolific writer, only two of his works have survived to the present day – Commentaries on the Gallic Wars and The Civil War. Much of what we know of Caesar’s life comes from the accounts of his military campaigns, and other contemporary sources which include the letters and speeches of Cicero and the historical writings of...

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