NOVA : Secrets of Lost Empires: Roman Bath (2000)

Genres - History, Science & Technology  |   Sub-Genres - Architecture & Design, Armchair Travel, Inventions & Innovations, Sociology, World History  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |   Countries - United States   |  
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Immerse yourself in the fascinating culture of Roman Bathhouses. Bathhouses were once the central part of the cultural life of Rome. People of all social classes and ranks visited the bathhouses on a regular basis. It was here that the Romans drank their wine, bathed, sang, and enjoyed life. The Romans had built a sophisticated system of aqueducts and heating systems that made their bathhouses not only a social center but a technological and revolutionary architectural model.

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bathhouse, Roman, Roman-Empire