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Roman Imperial Baths of Diocletian

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theannihilator2 avatar theannihilator2
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To start the new year off with a bang this is my 1:1 scale speculative reconstruction of the great imperial baths of Diocletian the largest of the 5 great baths in rome and the largest bathhouse to ever exist in ancient rome and the empire as a whole. This was a joint project between me hherlev, j8054 and shj1991 to take on this massive project lasting 6 months (6-05-20 to 1-2-21). The baths were actually commissioned by emperor Maximian to honor his co emperor diocletian during the triumverent period and were constructed between 298 AD to 306 AD. These baths became the largest and most ornate roman bath ever constructed even housing its own temple.
The temple was dedicated to gentis flaviae and was leftover from a previous complex that the baths were built on top of since it had been freshly remodeled and why tear down a perfectly good temple?The baths remained in use until 537 when during the ostrogoth seige of rome the aquaducts were cut and rendered the baths useless. in the 16th century the remains of the baths were converted into the basilica santa maria degli angeli by Michelangelo and remains to this day.

you can also see these baths on hherlevs server https://www.planetminecraft.com/project/imperial-city-of-ancient-rome/

and on his timelapse video of the project www.youtube.com/watch?v=7GFybBcEmIM

Please enjoy it and hope it inspires some more roman builds, you can use
it for anything you want just give me credit for building it
Credithherlev, j8054,shj1991- team pax romana, Atlas of Ancient rome, Baths of diocletion frigidarium digital reconstruction and painting,Thermes De Diocletien drawn interior cutaway
Progress100% complete
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Update #1 : 02/25/2021 1:00:32 pmFeb 25th

added hherlevs timelapse video of the project

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01/04/2021 3:36 pm
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ERBuildz899
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Incredible build, I'm going to enjoy exploring this. I'm curious though, why do you play on version 1.12 instead of 1.16?
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01/09/2021 12:40 pm
Level 64 : High Grandmaster Engineer
theannihilator2
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i build on 12.2 because i prefer to use mcedit since i like the cad program feel and the amulet editor hasnt really matured enough to completely take over for mc edit
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01/04/2021 1:11 pm
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Kumberkind
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Looks incredible!
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01/04/2021 4:56 am
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bianagirl
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looks great! i really like the gardens... very nice work
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01/04/2021 4:55 am
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bianagirl
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looks great! i really like the gardens... very nice work
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01/03/2021 6:52 am
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sanbis544
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this looks great! nice work
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