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Bathing played a major part in ancient Roman culture and society. Bathing was one of the most ... Such was the importance of baths to Romans that a catalogue of buildings in Rome from 354 AD documented 952 baths of varying sizes in the ...

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Every town had its own bath complex (like a large swimming pool). There were 170 baths in Rome during the reign of Augustus and by 300 A.D that number had  ...

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May 2, 2013 ... Baths for bathing and relaxing were a common feature of Roman cities ... as did hollow brick barrel vaults supported by buttress arches and the ...

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A modern scholar, Fikret Yegül, sums up the significance of Roman baths in ... Their public nature created the proper environment—much like a city club or ... room is on the left, farthest from the furnace; click here for a closer look). ... Sometimes the dressing room did double duty; for example, in the Stabian Baths in Pompeii ...

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They also had hot and cold rooms more like modern Turkish baths." "The water in the Great Bath now is green and looks dirty. This is because tiny plants called algae grow in it. In Roman times the ... What else did the Romans do in the Baths ?

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Roman baths were part of the day-to-day life in Ancient Rome. ... which would prepare him for the caldarium which was more or less like a modern sauna. ... The sturdy gentleman does his exercise with lead weights; when he is working ...

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Some Roman bath complexes had temples, like the Mithraeum in the Baths of Caracalla. As with our community centers, you had to pay a small fee to get in, but ...

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Mar 25, 2013 ... How did the Romans keep clean? ... Public Roman bath houses (thermae) were more like today's health spas, ... the Roman baths in Bath, England, or take a look at the Primary Facts resources page for more Roman facts.

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The layout of Roman baths contained other architectural features of note. .... a moist steam bath, and the laconicum, a dry steam bath much like a modern sauna. ... It did not contain water either at Pompeii or at the baths of Hippias, but was merely .... Visitors to the bath house could also play on the playing grounds, look at ...