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Wanda Marcussen
published on 17 July 2019

The hot water- sacred spring at Aquae Sulis, now Bath. The goddess Sulis Minerva was seen as the embodiment of the sacred water in the Roman era (1st- early 5th century CE).

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Wanda Marcussen
Wanda has studied International Relations with specialization in History at The University of Oslo, and is currently studying for her Master's degree in Environmental History at Trinity College Dublin.

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