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Author Yegül, Fikret K., 1941-

Title Bathing in the Roman world / Fikret Yegül

Publ Info New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010
 RWU Main Library  GT2846.R66 Y44 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  GT2846 R66 Y44 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xiii, 256 pages : illustrations, plans ; 26 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Popularity of Roman bathing culture -- Bathing rituals and activities -- Critics of Roman bathing : ethical and moral concerns -- Origins and development of Roman baths and bathing -- Heating and water supply systems of Roman baths -- Architecture of Roman baths -- Provincial baths of North Africa -- Baths and bathing in Asia Minor : the gymnastic tradition -- Bathing and baths in the East during the late Antique and Byzantine periods : new paradigms of social use -- Transformations of Roman baths and bathing in Christian and Islamic societies -- Baths, bathing, and cleanliness in postclassical European societies
LC subject Bathing customs -- Rome
Water use -- Social aspects -- Rome
Hygiene -- Rome
Public baths -- Rome
Rome -- Social life and customs
Baths, Roman
Rome -- Antiquities
ISBN 9780521840323
9780521549622 (pbk.)
0521549620 (pbk.)