Baths of Licinius Sura

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The Baths of Licinius Sura or Thermae Suranae were an ancient Roman bath complex built by Lucius Licinius Sura on the Aventine Hill (Regio XIII) in Rome.[1]

It was restored during the short reign of Gordian III. The baths were damaged during the 410 sack of Rome by Alaric I, and again restored in 414. The baths probably served a more affluent community than the Baths of Caracalla, but were smaller and probably more elegant.

Although now no ruins remain, its approximate location was: 41°52′59″N 12°28′59″E / 41.88297°N 12.48315°E / 41.88297; 12.48315Coordinates: 41°52′59″N 12°28′59″E / 41.88297°N 12.48315°E / 41.88297; 12.48315, and is partially shown on slab VII-14 of the Forma Urbis Romae, numbered as fragment 21a by E. Rodríguez Almeida.[2][3]

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