The Bath, Nemea, Greece

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Mark Cartwright
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published on 09 May 2012
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The Bath (last third of the 4th century BCE) was used for washing and bathing by athletes (and possibly also spectators) during the games. A large central pool - waist deep - is flanked by two tub rooms with wash basins. The building seems to be a pre-cursor of the later gymnasion or palaistra.

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Mark Cartwright
Mark is a full-time writer, researcher, historian, and editor. Special interests include art, architecture, and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the WHE Publishing Director.

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Cartwright, M. (2012, May 09). The Bath, Nemea, Greece. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/617/the-bath-nemea-greece/

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