The Palaestra of the Stabian Baths in Pompeii

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Carole Raddato
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published on 24 September 2019
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View of the exercise yard (palaestra) of the Stabian Baths in Pompeii. Three sides of the courtyard have Doric colonnades constructed of tufa and coated with white stucco. The bathing complex covered a total surface area of over 3,500 square metres and was divided into two adjacent sections respectively reserved for men and women.

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About the Author

Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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APA Style

Raddato, C. (2019, September 24). The Palaestra of the Stabian Baths in Pompeii. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/11264/the-palaestra-of-the-stabian-baths-in-pompeii/

Chicago Style

Raddato, Carole. "The Palaestra of the Stabian Baths in Pompeii." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 24, 2019. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/11264/the-palaestra-of-the-stabian-baths-in-pompeii/.

MLA Style

Raddato, Carole. "The Palaestra of the Stabian Baths in Pompeii." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 24 Sep 2019. Web. 01 Aug 2021.