These ruins may have belonged to the therm of Agrippa, which Augustus frequented.
It has long been known that these houses were built on the old walls and vaults of the therm.
The swimming-baths and therm can be traced, where the water of the Anio once mitigated the summer heats.
A similar arrangement is found in the therm of Titus and Diocletian.
In the atrium is a statue of Constantine found in his therm.
The two large halls which belonged to the therm are to the east of the reservoirs.
The ruins of a large house have been found which had been demolished and covered with earth, to make room for the therm.
The fragments of stonework are now thought to have belonged to the entrance of the therm of Constantine.
A is a portico fronting the street made by Caracalla when he constructed his therm.
The ruins are, in fact, part of the Golden House, for the therm have been altogether destroyed.
Variant of thermo-.
An organism having a specified kind of body temperature: exotherm.