Few buildings give a greater sense of the monumental grandeur of ancient Rome than the Baths of Caracalla.
‘Standing there like relics of a race of giants long since vanquished from the world’, so wrote the French writer Emile Zola. Henry James noted: ‘Even more than the Colosseum, I think they give you a notion of Roman scale….’
My name is David Lown and I am an art historian from Cambridge, England. Since 2001 I have lived in Italy, where I run private walking tours of Rome.
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