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Baths and bathing in classical antiquity

Fikret K. Yegul

Baths and bathing in classical antiquity

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Published by MIT Press .
Written in English


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StatementFikret K. Yegul.
SeriesArchitectural history foundation books
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Pagination(512)p. :
Number of Pages512
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Open LibraryOL22317623M
ISBN 100262740184

His study, Baths and Bathing in Classical Antiquity, remains fundamental, and his numerous articles and chapters on the subject brim with erudition and insight. This new book offers a look at the “big picture” of the Roman bath as a social and cultural institution, as an architectural form and a technological wonder, and as an ancient.   baths and bathing in late antiquity 1. Baths and Bathing in Late Antiquity Ph.D. thesis Michal Zytka 2. 1 Summary This thesis examines the cultural, religious and therapeutic functions of Roman baths and bathing during Late Antiquity, as they are presented in a wide range of primary literary sources, and the way in which they are addressed in current research. The chronological scope of. If Baths and Bathing in Classical Antiquity (BBCA) was an ocean liner in its comprehensive scope and exhaustive detail, then Yegül’s latest book is a luxury yacht—polished, refined, and steered by a sleek narrative keen to elucidate the extraordinary Roman devotion to bathing.


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Through hundreds of examples, it reviews /5(8). Bathing in antiquity elevates a prosaic function to the level of a civic institution for which there is no counterpart in contemporary culture. Enriched by over illustrations, many of them by the author, Baths and Bathing in Classical Antiquity is an important sourcebook for this ancient : Fikret Yegul.

Cuffel, A. “Polemicizing women’s bathing among Medieval and early modern Muslims and Christians.” In The Nature and Function of Water, Baths, Bathing, and Hygiene from Antiquity through the Renaissance, edited by C. Kosso and A.

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Public Baths and Bathing Habits in Late Antiquity A Study of the Evidence from Italy, North Africa and Palestine A.D. restore and praise these focal points of daily life when other classical buildings were left to crumble. E-Book (PDF) He has published articles and book chapters on baths and bathing habits in the Roman Empire.

Continuity and Change in Late Antique Public Baths and Bathing Habits Epilogue—The Transition to the Hammams General Concluding Remarks and Prospects for Future Research.

ANTIQUITY AND LATE ANTIQUITY FIKRET YEGUL, Baths and Bathing in Classical Antiquity, The Architectural History Foundation, New York, Cambridge, and London: MIT Press,ix + pp., ills.

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Boyle. Baths and Bathing in Classical Antiquity (Architectural History Foundation/M I T Press Series) Yegul, Fikret: Published by University Press Group Ltd, These essays offer scholars, teachers, and students a new basis for discussing attitudes toward, and technological expertise concerning, water in antiquity through the early Modern period, and they examine historical water use and ideology both diachronically and cross regionally.

Topics include gender roles and water usage; attitudes, practices, and innovations in baths and bathing; water and. This book for younger people includes many illustrations, providing a real flavor of what it was like to live in the Roman Empire.

Baths and Bathing in Classical Antiquity By Fikret Yegül. New. Thermae, balneae, balineae, balneum and balineum may all be translated as "bath" or "baths", though Latin sources distinguish among these terms. Balneum or balineum, derived from the Greek βαλανεῖον signifies, in its primary sense, a bath or bathing-vessel, such as most persons of any consequence among the Romans possessed in their own houses, and hence the chamber which contained.

Yegul is the author of articles and books on Roman architecture, notably Baths and Bathing in Classical Antiquity, which received the Alice D. Hitchcock Award from the Society of Brand: Cambridge University Press. Public bathing remained integral to social and daily life throughout Late Antiquity.

This chapter explores how Christians used and received baths at this time by addressing the complex intersection of baths, Christianity, and public bathing culture. It provides an overview of baths in the Late Roman city and beyond, noting their continued ubiquity throughout the : Dallas DeForest.

He also examines the reception of bathing throughout the classical world and the transformation of bathing culture across three continents in Byzantine and Christian societies. The volume concludes with an epilogue on bathing and cleanliness in post-classical Europe, revealing the changes and continuities in culture that have made public.

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^ a b c Richardson, Lawrence (). A New Topographical Dictionary of. Archimedes, the North Baths at Morgantina and early developments in vaulted construction, in C. Kosso & A. Scott (ed.) Nature and function of water, baths, bathing and hygiene from antiquity through the Renaissance (Technology and Change in History 11): Leiden: Brill.

Essay. The classical heritage flourished throughout the Middle Ages in both the Byzantine Greek East and the Latin West. The Byzantines, who called themselves Rhomaioi, or Romans, retained many of the trappings and economic, legal, and administrative institutions of the ancient Roman the West, rulers such as the Frankish king Charlemagne (r.

–) or the Saxon ruler Otto I (r. The Nature and Function of Water, Baths, Bathing and Hygiene from Antiquity through the Renaissance (Technology and Change in History) | Cynthia Kosso, Anne Scott | download |. Fikret Yegül, Baths and Bathing in Classical Antiquity (New York: Architectural History Foundation, ) Marilyn Stokstad, Medieval Art (Colorado: Westview Press, ) Paolo Squatriti, Water and society in early medieval Italy, AD (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, ).

The Baths of Diocletian (Latin: Thermae Diocletiani, Italian: Terme di Diocleziano) were public baths in ancient Rome, in what is now after emperor Diocletian and built from AD to AD, they were the largest of the imperial baths.

The project was originally commissioned by Maximian upon his return to Rome in the autumn of and was continued after his and Diocletian's Alternative name: Italian: Terme di Diocleziano.

Since cold baths could hardly gain the popularity that hot baths could, the invention of the hypocaust caused bathing to take off as a cultural phenomenon. The hypocaust is a furnace, and the hot gasses from the hypocaust were allowed to circulate in a 2 foot space beneath the floors of the baths.

'Baiarum grata voluptas: pleasures and dangers of the baths', Papers of the British School at Rome 51 ()A. Hodge, Roman Aqueducts and Water Supply (London, ), F. Yegtil, Baths and Bathing in Classical Antiquity (Cambridge, Massachusetts, ), I.

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Yegul is the author of articles and books on Roman architecture, notably Baths and Bathing in Classical Antiquity, which received the Alice D. Hitchcock Award from the Society of Architectural Historians in /5(8).- Early provincial baths and their relations to early Italic baths, in J.

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Google Scholar.A modern scholar, Fikret Yegül, sums up the significance of Roman baths in the following way (Baths and Bathing in Classical Antiquity.

Cambridge: MIT, ): The universal acceptance of bathing as a central event in daily life belongs to the Roman world and it is hardly an exaggeration to say that at the height of the empire, the baths.