frigidarium


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frigidarium

(ˌfrɪdʒɪˈdɛərɪəm)
n
(Historical Terms) the cold room in an ancient Roman bathhouse, normally with a cold plunge-pool
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La cupula del frigidarium masculino de las termas de Stabia, perdida en la actualidad, estuvo pintada de azul con estrellas amarillas de seis rayos dispuestas en fila ordenada; se fechan entre los anos 70-79 d.
La carne va conservata nel frigidarium per evitare la sua decomposizione e quindi per prevenire il suo uso immediato, per trasformarne l'uso da uso reale a uso potenziale.
Voluntary ex ante transparency notice: national museum of the middle ages cluny - museum of amenities frigidarium - lot 1 - masonry.
Nevertheless, it seems that Christodoros follows a somewhat linear order, and that is why we give credit to the opinion of Bassett (1996: 500), when arguing for the Ekphrasis as a description of the statues exhibited in the frigidarium, which was, indeed, "the showpiece of any Imperial establishment".
Where prisoners once languished, guests now enjoy luxury treatments; from baths in actual wine vats to massage and sessions in the chilling frigidarium.
The former frigidarium, once a room for disrobing before a sauna, may even have been redeployed as a Christian church.
Found in the southeast corner of the south six-piered hall of frigidarium in the Roman Baths, it made headlines all over the world.
They think that the room, or frigidarium, contained a gallery of Antonine emperors and their spouses.
The statues once lined a frigidarium - a cold bathing room used by citizens after they had soaked in hot water.
Por ejemplo, si se toma en consideracion el conjunto termal de Alhama de Murcia veremos como se combinan los dos tipos de bano, el minero-medicinal y el de recreo, representado el primero por dos salas abovedadas de caracter monumental, y el segundo por el conjunto de estancias que siguen el esquema caracteristico republicano con la sucesion de los ambientes mas importantes del mundo romano: el frigidarium, el tepidarium y el caldarium.
Las secciones de los banos estaban determinadas, en su mayoria, en cuatro partes principales: a) el apodyterium, espacio destinado a desnudarse antes de ingresar a las aguas; b) el frigidarium, el cual se destinaba para el bano frio; c) el tepidarium, formado por una sala de paso en donde los individuos se habituaban al paso del frigidarium al calendarium, y por ultimo, d) el calendarium, cuya funcion era emanar calor para que el banista sudara y se relajara.
Plunging from the steamy heat of the hammam into the ice-cooled waters of the frigidarium is a wake-up experience like no other.