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The Archaeology of Sanitation in Roman Italy

Toilets, Sewers, and Water Systems

The Archaeology of Sanitation in Roman Italy( )
Author: Koloski-Ostrow, Ann Olga
Series title:Studies in the History of Greece and Rome Ser.
ISBN:978-1-4696-2129-6
Publication Date:Apr 2015
Publisher:University of North Carolina Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $19.99
Book Description:

The Romans developed sophisticated methods for managing hygiene, including aqueducts for moving water from one place to another, sewers for removing used water from baths and runoff from walkways and roads, and public and private latrines. Through the archeological record, graffiti, sanitation-related paintings, and literature, Ann Olga Koloski-Ostrow explores this little-known world of bathrooms and sewers, offering unique insights into Roman sanitation, engineering, urban planning...
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