Project

roman public baths in the western mediterranean world during late antiquity. trnsformation iand continuity in urban context.

Duration
01 October 2012 → 30 September 2017
Funding
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund
Research disciplines
  • Humanities
    • Archaeology
    • History
    • Theory and methodology of archaeology
    • Other history and archaeology
Keywords
roman north africa roman archaelogy roman baths late antiquity
 
Project description

The research project focusses on the changes in Roman bathing habits between the 3rd and 7th century AD in Italy and North-Africa. the emhasis is put on public bathing facilities in an urban environmen: how they changed on an architectural and technical level, how they were re-used and how the communal bathing habit disappeared in large parts of Europe after the Roman era.