340b Lecture 31

Lecture 31: Roman Baths

The Great Baths of  Imperial Rome

A. Early Baths

    1. The Greek Baths of Olympia--5th century B.C.- Hellenistic Period

    2. The Punic Hip Baths of Kerkouane, northeast Tunisia (Carthaginian)- 3rd c. BC

B. The Great Baths of  Imperial Rome- the Baths of Caracalla

    1. Via Appia area of southern Rome

    2. Apodyterion

    3. Piscina

    4. Frigidarium

    5. Tepidarium

    6. Caldarium

    7. Hypocausts

    8. Suspensurae

    9. Sudatorium

    10. Latrinum