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EH BOOK OF ROMAN BATH By Barry Cunliffe

EH BOOK OF ROMAN BATH
by Barry Cunliffe

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Discoveries made during the last 250 years have enabled archaeologists to reconstruct the baths of "Aquae Sulis", but why did the Romans build a spa at Bath in the first place? What did the inner sanctum of Bath's temple look like and who visited it? This guide answers these questions and more.
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EH BOOK OF ROMAN BATH by Barry Cunliffe

Since the dramatic unearthing of Minerva's head in 1727, the Roman Baths in Bath, England, have been internationally renowned as some of the most perfectly preserved remains in the world. The author of this guide examines the Romans and the role that the baths played in their lives, from their initial construction to their decline after 300 years' use. He describes how "curse tablets" and inscriptions have been deciphered to reveal the thoughts of Roman visitors, and he reviews the relationship between the spa and the town.

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GOR002015961
EH BOOK OF ROMAN BATH by Barry Cunliffe
Barry Cunliffe
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Pavilion Books
1995-01-01
128
0713478934
9780713478938
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