Harold J. Abrahams

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The composition of the ancient holy incense is given to us in Exodus 30:34/5 of the Jewish Publication Society Bible as follows: "And the Lord said to Moses: Take unto thee sweet spices, stacte, and onycha, and galbanum; these sweet spices with pure frankincense, of each there shall be a like weight. And thou shalt make of it incense, a perfume, after the(More)
The water delivery system developed by the Romans stands as a monument to the engineering ability of that city-state's water commissioners. This is an article about that system and, in particular, one of its ablest administrators--Frontinus.