Category Sites and monuments

Dougga Monuments

The Caracalla Baths, The Early Empire, The Temple of Caracalla’s victory in Dougga The Caracalla Baths The public baths were bathing establishments to which the Romans added the palaestra for practising physical exercise. Going to the baths was an important part of daily life in Rome as in the other cities of (more…)

Tunis medina

Historical background 1) Tunis during Antiquity      Arab Tunis was not created from scratch; it succeeded to a more ancient city which itself had Berber origins. Some historians, on the basis of Berber data, suggest that the place name ‘Tynes” or « Tunes », slightly modified to give Tunis, belonged to the Libyc civilisation, (more…)

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