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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Plural of balneum.

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  • Ego anno superiore, quendam guttosum vidi adustum, qui ut liberaretur de gutta, ad balnea accessit, et de gutta liberatus, maniacus factus est.

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  • Aetius would have them daily used, assidua balnea, Tetra.

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  • [24] "Itinerarium Cambriæ," b.i. chap.v. [25] "Ut qui modo linguam abnuebant, eloquentiam concupiscerent: inde etiam habitus nostri honor, et frequens toga; paullatimque discessum et dilinimenta vitiorum, porticus et balnea, et conviviorum elegantiam."

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  • _Uterina est, adeoque usus est creberrimus mulierculis quoe eam adhibent externe, atque interne ut vix balnea et lotiones parent in quibus artemisia non contineatur_.

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  • They were a combination of the Greek _palæstra_ with the Roman _balnea_, and united in one harmonious design great public swimming-baths, private baths for individuals and families, places for gymnastic exercises and games, courts, peristyles, gardens, halls for literary entertainments, lounging-rooms, and all the complex accommodation required for the service of the whole establishment.

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  • Although only a few houses had bathrooms (balnea) with running water, spending at least an hour at the public baths (thermae) was part of the daily routine.

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  • Sutton offers a full day ski/spa package for $84; call 450-538-2545. balnea.ca

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  • Taliafunt balnea illa duo, hofpitij quod D. Gcorgij nomine infigni t ur, & domus ilior u de Bccbu.

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  • Bruttia Sicanium circumspicit ora Pelorum? quid primum mediumue canam, quo fine quiescam? auratasne trabis an Mauros undique postis35 an picturata lucentia marmora uena mirer, an emissas per cuncta cubilia nymphas? huc oculis, huc mente trahor. uenerabile dicam lucorum senium? te, quae uada fluminis infra cernis, an ad siluas quae respicis, aula, tacentis, 40 qua tibi tuta quies offensaque turbine nullo nox silet et pigros inuitant murmura somnos? an quae graminea suscepta crepidine fumant balnea et impositum riuis algentibus ignem? quaque uaporiferis iunctus fornacibus amnis45 ridet anhelantis uicino flumine nymphas? uidi artis ueterumque manus uariisque metalla uiua modis. labor est auri memorare figuras aut ebur aut dignas digitis contingere gemmas; quicquid et argento primum uel in aere minori50 lusit et enormis manus est experta colossos. dum uagor aspectu uisusque per omnia duco, calcabam necopinus opes. nam splendor ab alto defluus et nitidum referentes aera testae monstrauere solum; uarias ubi picta per artis55 gaudet humus superatque nouis asarota figuris: expauere gradus.

    A Villa at Tibur

  • Nonfi initlemodis aggrediarcqveas. 'bi fbra cc, ia thermas, & balnea fa ipfa (eqvenrur:

    M. Antoni Mureti ... Orationes, epistolæ hymniqve saeri

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