roman baths

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  • the roman baths
    • different baths
      • tepidarium
        • warm room
      • caldarium
        • hot room
      • frigidarium
        • cold room
      • fridgidariun
        • caldarium
          • tepidarium
            • apodyterium
              • palaestra
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    • palaestra
      • surrounded by a colonnade
      • different activities
        • play ball games
        • fencing with wooden swords
        • boxing
        • wrestling
      • grassy area
    • strigils and oil bottles
      • used in the caldarium
      • they work  the oil into the skin
        • they then remove the oil and dirt
          • they use a strigil a blunt metal scraper
      • they then rinse in cold water
    • the     Hypocaust
      • stoked by slaves
      • under the floor level
      • a wood-burning furnace
      • flues in the walls allow the heat to pass through them
      • heat the pools and the floor
      • the brick piles between the furnace keep the floor up

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