Baths of Caracalla (Rome, 3rd century)

Baths of Caracalla (Rome, 3rd century)

The magnificent bath complex of the Roman Emperor was built in the 3rd century AD.



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  • Is it true that there was no entrance fee in ancient Roman baths?
  • Who were not allowed to use ancient Roman baths?
  • Which of these could not be found in ancient Roman baths?
  • Which of these could not be found in ancient Roman baths?
  • Which service was not available in an average ancient Roman bath?
  • Which room was nearest to the entrance of a bath?
  • Is it true that ancient Roman baths were important centres of social life?
  • Is it true that there were no shops around the bath buildings?
  • Which of these was not typically found in ancient Roman baths?
  • What did women in ancient Rome wear in the bath?
  • Which dynasty of Emperors was Caracalla a member of?
  • In which century did Caracalla reign ?
  • Near which Roman city was the Bath of Caracalla built?
  • How many people could the Bath of Caracalla hold?
  • How many people visited the bath per day?
  • Is it true that we only know about the Bath of Caracalla from written historical records?
  • Why was the Bath of Caracalla in use only until the 6th century?
  • How large was the area of the baths (including the outer walls)?
  • How many cisterns were used to store water arriving from the aqueduct?
  • What were the pipes that led water to the Bath made of?
  • How many furnaces were used to heat the Bath of Caracalla?
  • How much wood was burnt per day on average?
  • Which room was the centre of the bath?
  • Was it a cold or a warm room that people used last in the bath?
  • Was it a cold or a warm room that people used first in the bath?
  • How many warm pools were there in the caldarium?
  • What was the total length of the underground passage system?
  • What was used to heat floors and walls in ancient Rome?
  • What was under the floor of rooms in ancient Roman baths?
  • What was the shape of the caldarium in the Baths of Caracalla?
  • What material was the floor made of in most of the ancient Roman baths?
  • What does the word ‘mosaic’ mean?
  • What was the ancient Roman word for ‘bath’?


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