The Forum Baths in Pompeii

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Carole Raddato
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published on 28 September 2019
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The Forum Baths in Pompeii were established in 80 BCE and were the only baths still in use after the earthquake of 62 CE. The walls are beautifully decorated with frescoes of garden scenes, and the vault ceilings are embellished with stucco friezes.

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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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Raddato, C. (2019, September 28). The Forum Baths in Pompeii. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/11292/the-forum-baths-in-pompeii/

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Raddato, Carole. "The Forum Baths in Pompeii." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 28, 2019. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/11292/the-forum-baths-in-pompeii/.

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Raddato, Carole. "The Forum Baths in Pompeii." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 28 Sep 2019. Web. 07 Dec 2021.

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