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Understanding a passage from Frontinus

I recently read the following complaint from Sex. Iulius Frontinus, who was made curator aquarum (supervisor of the aquaeducts) in 97 and later wrote a comprehensive work on the City's water supply (...
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What is meant exactly by the "familiae Troianae"?

I have seen the term familiae Troianae mentioned in Pauly and elsewhere. It has something to do with Roman families and Trojan ancestry, but it seems to be a fixed and well known term: what does it ...
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