Why the Roman bathhouse was more than just a place to wash, and what they were like inside.

What You’ll Hear

  • 1:51: How the baths worked

    A green Roman bath, surrounded by arched doorways

    Photo © chrisjmit via Pixabay.

  • 2:18: What the bathhouse looked like
  • 2:49: The bathing process
  • 4:04: The role of the servant
  • 4:36: The Roman baths in Bath

Prefer to read instead? Click here for a transcript – no email required! This episode was inspired by a blog post in my Time Pieces History Project series about Arbeia Roman Fort, which mentioned baths. You can find out more about the bathhouse in Bath here.

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