Home / Dictionary

Dictionary

laconicum (Latin)

The dry sweating room of the Roman thermae, sometimes as part of the caldarium.  Normally it is a separate room with possibilities for higher temperature with no bath in it.

latrine (Latin)

Lavatory, public toilet.

limes (Latin)

Border, boundary, border strip. The term is most commonly used for the defence line marking the boundaries of the Roman Empire.

logeion (Greek)

Proskenion (raised platform) in the Roman theatrе, designed only for the actors in order to separate them from the chorus.