We are pleased to announce that the “tradition” of International Conferences on the ancient thermal spas will be renewed in 2025 ! Although different interesting proposals have been presented to host the next congress on thermalism, finally, given the availability of funds and broad support for its management, the next conference will take place in […]
On 25-27th September 2023, some training days on Etruscology-Medicine-Terme will take place in the cities of Siena, Chianciano Terme and San Casciano dei Bagni (Italy). These sessions, coordinated by Jacoppo Tabelli, from the Università per Stranieri di Siena and scientific director of the archaeological project of the religious and thermal complex of San Casciano dei […]
The national project entitled: “THERMASCAPE: The thermal landscape in Hispania. The role of thermal spas in the Iberian Peninsula since Roman Age”, coordinated by Dr. Silvia González Soutelo, starts this September 2023. With a duration of 4 years, this project aims to go one step further in the study of Ancient thermalism attending not only […]
In the framework of the European rurAllure project: Promotion of rural museums and heritage sites in the vicinity of European pilgrimage routes, a new publication about Ancient thermalism has been published. Edited by Maddalena Bassani, Maria Bergamo and Silvia González Soutelo, this special issue has been dedicated to the WP5 of this project, pilot identified […]
During 2 days, an internacional group of researchers from a very large list of countries (Croatia, Bulgaria, North Macedonian, Hungary, France, Germany, Italy, France, England, Portugal and Spain) participated in the 3rd International Congress on Ancient Thermalism celebrated in Madrid, on 9-10th March 2023. They met at the University Autónoma de Madrid, to present their […]
We are pleased to inform you that the provisional brochure of the 3rd International conference on Ancient thermalism is already here! We will have very different presentations, of some very variated areas of the Ancient Roman Empire: Turkey, Bulgaria, North Macedonia, Croatia, France, Italy, Portugal, Spain or North of Africa, so we are sure we […]
New Workshop “Dentro il sacro. Multiculturalismo e plurilinguismo nello scavo del Bagno Grande a San Casciano dei Bagni” (25/26 January 2023)
A workshop talking about the new discoveries of San Casciano dei Bani will take place the next 25-26th January 2023 in the Università per Stranieri di Siena, Aula Magna Virginia Woolf (Piazza Carlo Rosselli 27/28, Siena). Organized by Jacopo Tabolli, Emanuele Mariotti and Ada Salvi, some of the first results on the study of this […]
As some of you have asked us to extend the deadline for submitting proposals to participate in the Thermal Congress, we have decided to postpone the deadline to 8th January 2023 to give a greater number of researchers from different countries the opportunity to participate in this Thermal Conference. We are sure that we will […]
Under the title “Welcome to the Garden of Eden”, a new popular scientific guide to the baths of Baden in Switzerland was published at the end of October 2022. The popular science paperback, which is (only) available in German, offers an overview of the cultural history of the Baden baths from their beginnings to […]
An incredible number of bronze sculptures and votive offerings have been discovered in San Casciano dei Bagni (Italy) !
Again, wonderful news gets from San Casciano dei Bagni, a small thermal medieval town in the south of Tuscany! As we published some months ago, new archaeological digs are taking place in the area of the free pool Bagno Grande, one of the hottest and most abundant thermal springs in this town. Today, we have […]
The Conference of the Frontinus Society on the History of Water Management and Hydraulic Engineering that took place in the Museum of the Buda Hill Castle in Budapest (Hungary) from 8-15th September 2022, ended yesterday. It gave participants the opportunity to show some news studies and archaeological excavations, mainly focused on Bathing Culture in Ancien […]
Call for papers for the next 3rd International workshop on Ancient thermalism: “Thermal spas and territory: the role of the mineral-medicinal waters in the Roman provinces” (2023) will be anounced soon !
After, the 1st International workshop Roman Baths and Thermo-mineral Baths in Urban and (Micro) Regional Perspectives (Kiel 2021); and the 2nd International Workshop Roman Baths and Thermo-mineral Baths: an update on the present state of research (Bern, 2022), we are pleased to inform you that we are already working on the organization of the 3rd […]
A new book with the Coloquium proceedings of the II Symposium “Aquae Flaviae. Cidade Termal” has been published (unfortunatly, it is not yet online). In this book, some articles about the studied made about the thermal city of Aquae Flaviae (Chaves, Portugal) has been included. There, you can find the contribution of: R. Gomes Lopes […]
These days, some news have been published about the incredible Etruscan and Roman thermal Sanctuary of San Casciano dei Bagno (Toscany, Italy). The archaeological studies started in this small and beatiful Italian town some years ago, but the first structures were discovered in 2020 in the area of the best-known thermal spring and open thermal […]
REMEMBER: the Intenational Conference of the Frontinus-Society has changed its dates!!! Budapest, 8-15th September 2022 !!!
As a consecuence of the COVID Pandemic Situation, the new International Conference of The Frontinus-Society on the History of Water Management and Hydraulic Engineering, will take place, if the health situation allows it, this year (2022) from the 8th to 12th September 2022 in Budapest (Hungary). Registrations are possible until 28.02.2022! See Invitation and Call […]