340b Lecture 39

Lecture 39: U of A Excavations at Chianciano Terme, Italy

A. Chianciano Terme in Tuscany

   1. Fontes Clusinii- the Springs of Chiusi

   2. Augustus- emperor of Rome falls ill with bad liver 23 B.C.

   3. The Roman habit of spa bathing- Baiae

   4. Cold water versus hot water spas

B. Antonius Musa- most famous doctor of the Roman empire

C. Horace- great poet of the Augustan age

D. The Great Vasca

   1. Spa healing for the infirm

   2. Colonnaded pool and walkway in the Etruscan/Roman style!