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Unformatted text preview: r pool (frigidarium), central room with smaller warmwater pool (tepidarium), circular hotwater pool in domed rotunda (caldarium); steam baths, dressing rooms, lounges, exercise rooms (palestrae), even a public library Rome Architecture
Rome Architecture Pont du Garde, near Nîmes (France), 1st century B.C.E. Water played a very important role in Roman civilization; Rome, Pompeii, and almost any other city had running water and a sewer system (the first ever); the Baths of Caracalla needed water supply Water supply system depended on system of aqueducts (another Roman invention); water carried on incline from source to the city over 50 miles or more This example (one of the best preserved) dates from the Republican period; note extensive use of arches; engineering feat Imperial Rome Portraiture
Imperial Rome Portraiture Portrait of a Flavian Lady, ca. Portrait of Emperor Hadrian, 90, marble
ca. 120, marble Imperial Rome Portraiture
Imperial Rome Portraiture Equestrian Statue of Marcus Aurelius, Capitoline Hill, Rome, 165, bronze Portrait of Emperor Caracalla, ca. 215, marble Imperial Rome Portraiture
Imperial Rome Portraiture
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- Spring '08