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A Mehádiai Fürdö. / Bad bei Mehadia.

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Article ID EUR4262
Artist Heisinger
Title A Mehádiai Fürdö. / Bad bei Mehadia.
Year ca. 1845
Description View shows the main street of Mehadina municipality in Romania. It is known for its Hercules Baths (Băile Herculane).
During Roman period, Mehadia was the known by the name Ad Medium the ruins of a fortress and other Roman antiquaries testify this fact. The Hercules baths also are of Roman vintage known in that period as Thermae Herculis or Ponies Herculis. Subsequent to the fall of the Roman Empire, the place was deserted till it was restored in recent times (after 1735) and the springs are most visited (June to September are the best months for visiting the baths). The Roman road from the Danube to Dacia was close to this village.
Dimensions (cm)13 x 16,5 cm
ConditionPerfect condition
Coloringcolored
TechniqueSteel engraving

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