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The Roman public baths of Central Italy during the Imperial period: an architectural study

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This thesis considers the architecture and technology of the public, urban baths of Central Italy during the Imperial period (27 BC – AD 250), but excluding the well-preserved and better-known examples of Rome, Ostia and Pompeii, which have dominated the discourse on Italian baths for far too long. Using data from ca. 70 bath buildings, gathered together for the first time, the thesis tackles the design of baths and of bathing rooms, the selection and use of construction materials, the man...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
School of Archaeology
Sub department:
School of Archaeology
Oxford college:
Lincoln College
Role:
Author

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Classics Faculty
Sub department:
Ancient History & Classical Arch
Oxford college:
Somerville College
Role:
Supervisor
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Classics Faculty
Sub department:
Ancient History & Classical Arch
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
Role:
Supervisor
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Classics Faculty
Sub department:
Ancient History & Classical Arch
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
Role:
Examiner
Institution:
Freie Universität Berlin
Sub department:
School of Archaeology
Role:
Examiner
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Funding agency for:
Beaufay, K
Grant:
GAF1516_CB_SSD_579339
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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