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Flashcards in Stage 21 Culture Deck (13):
1

temperature range of the water at the springs -

104-121 degrees

2

how long ago did the rain fall which we see in baths today?

10,000years

3

how far down in earth has this water traveled

two miles

4

how many other locations are there like this in Britian

not many except when romans made more

5

what has allowed the water from the spring to continue flowing into the baths

romans

6

why were so many items found in the springs iteself -

they were offerings by worshippers

7

how else was the water heated?

by a hypocaust

8

she was a woman who died at the spring hoping the spring would cure her illness

Rusonia Aventina

9

he was a soldier who died at the springs when his commander sent him there on sick leave -

Julius Vitalis

10

why was a temple built near the springs -

because the people that came felt they were in a holy place

11

why was the goddess worshipped there given the hybrid name Sulis Minerva -

because the Romans encouraged the Britons to recognize the power of the Roman Goddess of wisdom of the arts

12

what were other buildings most likely in existence in the town at this point in time -

basilica and theater

13

in what modern British town is the former Roman town of Aquae Sulis located?

Bath