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This is for those who are interested in Bath apart from protests against bullfighting:-)) See my last picture!
The main spring of hot water was treated as a shrine by the Celts and was dedicated to the Goddess Sulis whom the Romans identified with Minerva.
It's still considered as sacred somehow, and people throw coins in the spring and make wishes, I suppose. Can you see the coins on the right-hand side ?
The temple was built in 60-70 AD, and the complex was gradually built up over the next 300 years.
After the Romans' departure, the baths fell into ruin until the reign of Elizabeth I who had them improved at the end of the 16th century.
The photo shows the overflow of the hot spring.

3WS for some additional illustration.

I dedicate this note to Didi who taught me how to use HTML language.
I was desperate to use a bigger size of character, because they appear to be so small on the new site it must discourage a lot of people from reading the notes!
Thanks ever so much for your help, Didi! I didn't expect it to be so simple!

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