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Roman Baths Documentary

Thursday, July 27th, 2006

This special, , runs 56 minutes long.

While some Roman baths were palatial and luxurious, the bathhouse wasn’t the exclusive haven of the privileged. Surrounded by sophisticated vaulted ceilings and revolutionary heated system, men and women from all classes and backgrounds bathed, drank, shouted and sang in a daily ritual that defined what it was like to be Roman. But after the fall of the Roman Empire, this state-of-the-art community center became a mystery.