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 […]
Last chance to send your abstract proposals to the 3rd International Thermal Congress !!!
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 […]
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 […]
Days to talk about the Bathing culture in Budapest (Hungary), 8-15th september 2022
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 […]
The proceedings of the “II Symposium: Aquae Flaviae, cidade termal” have been published
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 […]
A new Thermal Sanctuary has been discovered in San Casciano dei Bagni !!!
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 […]
New archaeological digs, new thermal projects
Have you been working in a Roman thermal site this summer? Let us to know about it sending us your information! Recently, a team of the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid / MIAS, in collaboration with the Penafiel Museum, has started an Interannual Archaeological Research Project (PIPA) entitled BAL-SAOVICENTE: Balneário romano de São Vicente (Penafiel): revisão […]
Baden/Aquae Helveticae (Switzerland) Research Project and lecture on Roman, medieval and modern spas: A diachronic and interdisciplinary view of a cultural phenomenon
The healing spa of Baden in Switzerland (Canton Aargau), the Roman Aquae Helveticae, looks back to over 2000 years of history. No doubt the sulphurous springs that surge at a temperature of 47°C were already visited and worshipped well before antiquity. The beginning of Baden as a healing spa is strongly linked to the nearby […]
New Archaeological Project on the Roman Healing Spa of São Vicente (Penafiel, Portugal)
Approved the Archaeological Project “Roman Healing Spa of São Vicente (Penafiel, Portugal): Review of the Built Structures and Their Interpretation in the Context of Roman Thermal Spas” (BAL-SAOVICENTE) In the context of the project “Healing spas in antiquity: analysis of Roman Thermalism from an architectonic and functional point of view” (MIAS / UAM), the need […]