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Agge'nus U'rbicus

a writer on the science of the Agrimensores. (Dict. of Ant. p. 30.) It is uncertain when he lived; but he appears to have been a Christian, and it is not improbable from some expressions which he uses, that he lived at the latter part of the fourth century of our era.


The last-named work Niebuhr supposes to have been written by Frontinus, and in the time of Domitian, since the author speaks of " praestantissimus Domitianus," an expression, which would never have been applied to this tyrant after his death. (Hist. of Rome, vol. ii. p. 621.)

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